What other features are provided with the stories?

A brief description at the start of each story is followed by the story itself. After each story, there is a section showing how the story relates to professional practice, by explaining how it links to one or more of the Nursing Competence in Genetics (NCG) statements. Every story also has links to a glossary of related terms. A special feature of the stories is the Story toolbox.

The story toolbox:

reflection Points for reflection

View selected quotes for you to think about in relation to your own professional practice, or to discuss with others.

activities Activities

Each story comes with suggested activities for individual learners, or learning groups. These may include role play, re-telling a story, drawing a family tree, devising a nursing care plan, or directing you to a specific book chapter or article.

expert Expert Comments

Stories accompanied by an expert commentary are marked with the owl icon.

quotes Quotes

Selected verbatim quotes.

information Further information

Links to stories on other websites; links to support group websites; further reading.

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