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Advantages of Genetic Testing for Familiar Disease

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Discuss ethics with respect to genetic testing. Would you want to know your personal risk for a genetic disease, assuming that a family history was revealed? As a parent, or potential parent, would you want to know if your child had a risk for a genetic disease? Would you test for the actual presence of a genetic disease? Explain your reasoning for each response.

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This discussion is an argument for genetic testing where familial genetic disease is known. It includes justification for knowing, focused on preventive care and informed decision making.

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Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)

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President Bush signed The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) into law in 2008. The law prevents discrimination in health insurance and hiring based upon genetic information.
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Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
Review the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 at http://www.genome.gov/24519851
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This assignment subjected to Turnitin and requires at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Find three peer-reviewed journal articles that relate to at least one of the following: ethical, psychological, legal, and potential liability issues surrounding the use of genetic testing as part of the preemployment selection process.
Based upon the information you found in the journal articles, write a paper of 1,750 -1,900 words in which you present policy recommendations you would make as the senior human resources executive of your organization. In your paper, provide the following:
1. A brief summary of significant events that led to the adoption of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
2. A discussion of how the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act has been interpreted and applied within the business environment.
3. A discussion of the ethical considerations associated with having information gained from genetic testing.
4. A presentation of policy recommendations you would make to guide how your organization deals with genetic information.

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