4293.0 Genetic Screening and Its Impact: What do we really think?

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The purpose of this presentation is to understand the current state of genetics particularly with in Asian cultures as well as women and health care providers. As genetics is integrated into the continuum of care, it is vital to understand the current concerns and opportunities for educating particular populations. Newborn screening and prenatal screening will both be addressed in this session.
Session Objectives: List ethical,and legal concerns regarding genetic screening in different populations Describe the impact of access to genetic testing and reproductive choices Evaluate perspectives of Asian cultures, women and health care providers on genetics and eugenics
Penny Kyler, ScD, OTR, FAOTA

New genetics: Ethical, legal, and social implications of the Taiwan Eugenics Health Law
Min-Fang Huang, MS, Lei-Shih Chen, PhD, PT, CHES and Fung-Wei Chang, MD
Health literacy and attitudes towards prenatal genetic testing
Mandeep Kaur, BSN, RN - PhD Student and Jasmeet Kaur, RN, BSN, MSN

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Genomics Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)