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

ISBN-10: 0470179651

ISBN-13: 9780470179659

The first e-book committed completely to the foundations and perform of genetic counseling—now in a brand new edition

First released in 1998, A advisor to Genetic Counseling fast turned a bestselling and well known textual content, used nationally and the world over in genetic counseling education courses. Now in its eagerly expected moment version, it presents a completely revised and finished assessment of genetic counseling, concentrating on the elements, theoretical framework, and new angle to sufferer care which are the foundation of this career. The ebook defines the middle abilities and covers the genetic counseling approach from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing worldwide specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing primary rules and practices.

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

  • The historical past and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case coaching and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk verbal exchange 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 clinical and human genetics and genetic counseling education courses. it really is an necessary reference for either scholars and healthcare execs operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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