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

The first booklet dedicated completely 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 widely 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 accomplished assessment of genetic counseling, targeting the elements, theoretical framework, and special approach to sufferer care which are the root of this career. The e-book defines the middle talents and covers the genetic counseling procedure from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing international expert issues—with an emphasis on describing primary rules and practices.

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

  • The historical past and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case practise and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk communique 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 version belongs at the syllabi of all scientific and human genetics and genetic counseling education courses. it's an imperative reference for either scholars and healthcare pros operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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