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

ISBN-10: 0470179651

ISBN-13: 9780470179659

The first booklet dedicated solely to the foundations and perform of genetic counseling—now in a brand new edition

First released in 1998, A consultant to Genetic Counseling quick turned a bestselling and widely known textual content, used nationally and across the world in genetic counseling education courses. Now in its eagerly expected moment variation, it offers a completely revised and finished evaluation of genetic counseling, concentrating on the parts, theoretical framework, and special approach to sufferer care which are the root of this occupation. The publication defines the middle knowledge and covers the genetic counseling approach from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing international specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing primary rules and practices.

Chapters are written via leaders within the box of genetic counseling and are equipped to facilitate educational guideline and ability attainment. they supply the main up to date insurance of:

  • The background and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case training and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk conversation and decision-making

  • Medical genetics evaluation

  • Understanding genetic testing

  • Medical documentation

  • Multicultural counseling

  • Ethical and criminal 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 version belongs at the syllabi of all clinical and human genetics and genetic counseling education courses. it truly is an crucial reference for either scholars and healthcare pros operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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