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415.861.92 GENETIC COUNSELING SEMINAR: TOPICS IN THE FIELD

Term: 1st term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Case discussions highlight psychological, social, and ethical issues in genetic counseling. Review of recent relevant literature enhances critical thinking skills. Clients who have had personal experiences with a genetic condition or risk expose students to a variety of reactions and circumstances presented from the consumers perspective. Various professionals share services, research, and expertise relevant to genetic counselors. Students in related graduate or medical genetics programs are encouraged to enroll to maximize the opportunity for exchange between disciplines.

Learning Objective(s):

Not needed for this course


Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation, critical analysis of literature, and journal review.
Location: NIH - Bethesda, MD
Class Times:
  • Friday 2:30 - 4:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 25
Enrollment Restriction: ScM in Genetic Counseling students
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Must be enrolled in ScM in Genetic Counseling Program

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • NIH
Special Comments: Students must register for all four terms.