Download e-book for kindle: A Guide to Genetic Counseling by Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar

By Wendy R. Uhlmann,Jane L. Schuette,Beverly Yashar

ISBN-10: 0470179651

ISBN-13: 9780470179659

The first e-book committed completely to the rules and perform of genetic counseling—now in a brand new edition

First released in 1998, A advisor to Genetic Counseling speedy grew to become a bestselling and widely known textual content, used nationally and the world over in genetic counseling education courses. Now in its eagerly expected moment variation, it offers a completely revised and accomplished assessment of genetic counseling, concentrating on the parts, theoretical framework, and special approach to sufferer care which are the root of this career. The e-book defines the center potential and covers the genetic counseling technique from case initiation to completion—in addition to addressing international specialist issues—with an emphasis on describing primary rules 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 practise and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk conversation 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 vital reference for either scholars and healthcare execs operating with sufferers who've or are in danger for genetic conditions.

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