(Family History)
Genetic History/ Genogram and Interpretation (25 points)
Complete a family history from a client of your choosing. The following form can be found on the AMA website at http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/medical-science/genetics-molecular-medicine/family-history.page and is available for use. Please use this form when completing the Family History Assignment. Download this copy to your computer and type in the appropriate information. Use and complete this form thoroughly. Then each student is to go to the website http://www.smartdraw.com/specials/genealogy.asp and sign up for the free access. Please be aware that the free access is time limited. Follow the directions on the website. Starting with the paternal and maternal grandparents, construct a genogram of the client’s family using the appropriate symbols and connections. Include a grid explaining the symbols that you have used. Include parental siblings and the client’s siblings. Type a brief 1 – 2 page explanation of the genogram. Provide a narrative of your interpretation of the family history to include the following:
1. Patterns of disease.
2. Opportunities for patient education.
3. Factors complicating your interpretation.
4. Risk Classification.
5. Identify where more information is needed.
6. This is to be written according to the APA guidelines. Use a title page. Attach the grading criteria to the back of your paper.
Genetic History, Genogram and Interpretation Rubric (25 Points)
CATEGORY
5
3
1
Score
History
Client history is complete and the correct form is used
80 to 90 % Client history is completed and non-applicable items are explained
70 to 60% of the client history is completed
50% or more of Client history is completed
5 points
3 points
2 points
0 points
Genogram
Genogram is in the appropriate format and all the criteria is addressed
Genogram is in the appropriate format but has only four (4) of the expected components are included
Genogram is in the appropriate format but there are less than three (3) of the expected components included
Genogram is not in the proper format and the expected components are not included
5 points
4 points
3 points
1 points
Discussion
All five (5) of the criteria are discussed and addressed fully with at least one reference from an acceptable source
Only four (4) of the criteria are discussed and addressed with at least one reference from an acceptable source
Only three (3) criteria are discussed and addressed with at least one reference from an acceptable source
Two (2) or less of the criteria are discussed and addressed. No references are included
5 points
4 points
3 points
1 points
Organization
100% of the information is very well organized with well-constructed paragraphs
80-90% of the information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs
70-60% of the information is organized with well-constructed paragraphs
Overall, 50% or more of the paper is poorly organized
4 points
3 points
2 points
0 points
APA
100% correct APA format.
1 APA format error.
2-3 APA format errors.
4 or more format errors.
3 points
2 points
1 points
0 points
Grammar and Spelling
No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.
1-2 grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.
3-4 grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
5-6 grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors.
3 points
2 points
1 points
0 points
Total Points /25

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