After the establishment of other organizations based on the APNG
, the size of the network increased dramatically in the 1990s as shown in Table 1.
As shown in Table 1, APNG
is completely invalid, while both FSMG and VDSMG have small miss distances in any of the two cases, with basically the same flight time.
Calzone, MSN, RN, APNG
, FAAN, senior nurse specialist for research in the National Cancer Institute's Genetics Branch at the Center for Cancer Research in Bethesda, MD, stresses the importance of understanding the basics: "Genetics and genomics affect all levels of health care, and this information is integral to nursing practice.
In addition, the Genetic Nursing Credentialing Commission, an affiliate of ISONG, offers the Advanced Practice Nurse in Genetics (APNG
) credential to master's-prepared nurses in specialty genetic services practice, and the Genetics Clinical Nurse (GNC) credential to baccalaureate-prepared nurses who manage genetic information in a variety of health care settings.
Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN[R], APNG
, which was featured in the April 2010 issue of CJON.
2001 Credentialing of the first Genetics Advanced Practice Nurses (APNG
) by the GNCC.
This edition summarizes "Putting Evidence Into Practice: What Are the Pharmacologic Interventions for Nociceptive and Neuropathic Cancer Pain in Adults?" by Lisa Aiello-Laws, RN, MSN, AOCNS[R], APNG
, APN-C, Janice Reynolds, RN, BC, OCN[R], CHPN, Nancy Delzer, MBA, MSN, FNP-BC, AOCN[R], ACHPN, Mary Peterson, RN, ANP-BC, OCN[R], Suzanne Ameringer, PhD, RN, and Marie Bakitas, DNSc, AOCN[R], APRN, FAAN, which was featured in the December 2009 issue of CJON.
* In what kinds of settings do nurses with the APNG
or the GCN work?
A nurse with APNG
after her name has received specialty credentialing as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Genetics from the Genetic Nursing Credentialing Commission or GNCC (www.geneticnurse.org).
ONS member Suzanne Mahon, RN, DNS, AOCN[R], APNG
, clinical professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at St.
Recipients of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Genetics credential (APNG
) were Catherine Bove, Tena Turner, Stanley Grant, and Judith Franklin.
Recognize and validate nursing expertise in genetics through the APNG