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Human Germline Editing: Science or fiction?

Upon completion of this activity, the RN will:

Explain how human genome editing fits into the history of "genetic engineering."

Describe the ethical and policy issues presented by human genome editing, especially embryo editing.

Clustered Regularly Interspaced Palindromic Repeats (CRISPRs) tool

Address arguments about voluntary moratoria and the need for global governance of human germline editing.


This activity provides 1.0 contact hour

Requirements for Successful Completion: Sign in on the attendance roster and provide email address- please write legibly, attend the entire activity, complete and submit the online evaluation tool within 2 weeks. 

Conflicts of Interest: conflicts of interest are denied by the presenter and planning committee members. No commercial support has been received for this activity. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Eugene McDermott Plaza and Lecture Halls (D), South Campus D1.602(Live) and CUH2.109(Live Stream)
5323 Harry Hines Blvd, DALLAS, TX 75390

Event Type

Lectures & Seminars


Health Care Professionals



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Dwight Oliver

Dwight Oliver left a positive review 9/9/2019

Presenter brought up many questions, but like all Ethics lectures, did not provide answers or their professional assessment/opinion on several of the issues. Conclusion is "further discussion needed" but that is not satisfying.