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415.701.92 Genetic Counseling Lab I

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
1st term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
NIH - Bethesda, MD
Class Times:
  • Friday,  11:00am - 12:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Lori Erby
Course Instructor :
Resources:
Prerequisite:

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

Description:

Explores interactive genetic counseling interventions as they apply to specific clinical settings and client needs. Presents key issues in client education for various medical specialties, and identifies research needs related to genetic counseling. Examines counseling issues through the use of role-plays.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Practice genetic counseling in a specific setting using a challenging case example
  2. Utilize role play to integrate peer feedback and critique
  3. Outline educational objectives and create innovative application of tools found in the literature
  4. Compare potential teaching methods
  5. Explore psychological theory as applied to the case/setting
  6. Evaluate relevant research and develop research questions
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation: 25%; Literature review and facilitation of class discussion: 75%

Multiterm:
Enrollment Restriction:

HBS ScM in Genetic Counseling students

Instructor Consent:

No consent required