By Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar
First released in 1998, A consultant to Genetic Counseling fast turned a bestselling and widely known textual content, used nationally and the world over in genetic counseling education courses. Now in its eagerly expected moment variation, it offers a completely revised and finished evaluation of genetic counseling, targeting the parts, theoretical framework, and new angle to sufferer care which are the foundation of this occupation. The booklet defines the center expertise and covers the genetic counseling strategy from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing worldwide expert issues—with an emphasis on describing basic rules and practices.
Chapters are written via leaders within the box of genetic counseling and are geared up to facilitate educational guide and talent attainment. they supply the main up to date insurance of:
The background and perform of genetic counseling
Case practise and management
Risk conversation and decision-making
Medical genetics evaluation
Understanding genetic testing
Ethical and felony issues
Genetic counseling research
Genetics schooling and outreach
Evolving roles and increasing opportunities
A advisor to Genetic Counseling, moment variation belongs at the syllabi of all scientific and human genetics and genetic counseling education courses. it really is an integral reference for either scholars and healthcare pros operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.
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A Guide to Genetic Counseling by Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar