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

The first publication committed 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 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 version, it presents a completely revised and complete evaluate of genetic counseling, targeting the elements, theoretical framework, and new angle to sufferer care which are the root of this career. The e-book defines the center knowledge and covers the genetic counseling strategy from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing worldwide specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing basic ideas and practices.

Chapters are written via leaders within the box of genetic counseling and are prepared to facilitate educational guideline and talent attainment. they supply the main updated assurance of:

  • The historical past and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case instruction and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk communique 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 integral reference for either scholars and healthcare pros operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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