For this Assignment, it will be graded as a concept map. Consider that your patient has come to you with concerns of a family history of a genetic disorder. They would like information of the likelihood of conceiving a child with the disorder.
The mothers grandmother had the disease
The fathers brother has the disease.
For this Assignment, select one of the following diseases as the focus of your investigation:
Sickle Cell Anemia (1) choice
Cystic Fibrosis.( 2) second choice
Apply the concepts of epigenetics and testing to help the patient understand the disease.
Review basic pathophysiology of the chosen disease
Diagram in a Punnett square the likelihood that the child would have the disease.
Describe the conversation you would have with the patient based on the outcome of the Punnett square.
What would you say?
What resources or information would you include?
Genetic Disorders Paper Guidelines
This paper should be in current APA format including a title page, reference page and other components of a formal APA paper.
There should be an introduction ending in a thesis statement, and conclusion for the paper.
The paper should be at least 3 pages in length.
Include at least 5 scholarly, timely sources to support the topic.