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

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

First released in 1998, A advisor to Genetic Counseling quick grew to become a bestselling and well known textual content, used nationally and across the world in genetic counseling education courses. Now in its eagerly expected moment variation, it presents a completely revised and entire review of genetic counseling, concentrating on the elements, theoretical framework, and special approach to sufferer care which are the root of this career. The ebook defines the middle talents and covers the genetic counseling procedure from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing international specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing basic ideas and practices.

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

  • The background and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case instruction 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 consultant to Genetic Counseling, moment variation belongs at the syllabi of all clinical and human genetics and genetic counseling education courses. it really is an crucial reference for either scholars and healthcare execs operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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