A Guide to Genetic Counseling by Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar

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 advisor to Genetic Counseling fast grew to become 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 offers a completely revised and finished evaluation of genetic counseling, targeting the parts, theoretical framework, and new angle to sufferer care which are the root of this occupation. The ebook defines the middle skills and covers the genetic counseling strategy from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing worldwide specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing primary ideas and practices.

Chapters are written through 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 background and perform of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case training 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 consultant 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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