New PDF release: A Guide to Genetic Counseling

By Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar

ISBN-10: 0470179651

ISBN-13: 9780470179659

The first ebook dedicated completely to the rules and perform of genetic counseling—now in a brand new edition

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

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case practise and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk conversation and decision-making

  • Medical genetics evaluation

  • Understanding genetic testing

  • Medical documentation

  • Multicultural counseling

  • Ethical and felony issues

  • Student supervision

  • Genetic counseling research

  • Professional development

  • Genetics schooling and outreach

  • Evolving roles and increasing opportunities

  • Case examples

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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