Competencies: Identify limits pf his or her genomic expertise Make appropriate referrals to those with more genomic expertise 4. Define Vulnerable population groups and apply examples, (Pg. 716). This is a subgroup of the population that is more likely than the general public to develop health problems as a result of exposure to risk and to have worse outcomes from these health problems than the rest of the population. Risks can come from environmental hazards such as (lead exposure), social exposure ( crime, violence), personal behavior (diet exercise, habits, smoking), or biologic or genetic Example of these are: homelessness with special needs, pregnant teens, migrant workers, mental health issues, addiction, person that has been incarcerated, those at risk of communicable disease and infectious disease. 5. Discuss the multi-factorial dynamic of vulnerability including health disparities, impaired access to health care resources, marginalized lifestyles, disenfranchisement, etc. and apply examples, (Pgs. 716-720). Vulnerability results from then combined effects of limited resources.
Disenfranchisement: feeling of separation from the mainstream society. They do not
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