Skip Navigation

Course Catalog


Term: 1st term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

This literature-driven course applies interactive genetic counseling techniques to specific settings and client needs. Faculty and students present key issues in client education for various medical specialties, and identify research needs related to genetic counseling. Explores counseling issues through role-play.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
practice genetic counseling in a specific setting using a challenging case example
utilize role play to integrate peer feedback and critique
outline educational objectives and create innovative application of tools found in the literature
compare potential teaching methods
explore psychological theory as applied to the case/setting
evaluate relevant research and develop research questions

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation, written assignments, and a final essay exam.
Location: NIH - Bethesda, MD
Enrollment Minimum: 4
Enrollment Maximum: 12
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
For consent, contact:

415.630-631; Must be enrolled in ScM in Genetic Counseling Program

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • National Inst. Health