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415.861.92 GENETIC COUNSELING SEMINAR: TOPICS IN THE FIELD

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
NIH - Bethesda, MD
Class Times:
  • Friday,  2:30 - 4:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Ann Dunevant
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Must be enrolled in ScM in Genetic Counseling Program

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.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation, critical analysis of literature, and journal review.

Enrollment Restriction:

ScM in Genetic Counseling students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Students must register for all four terms.