A Guide to Genetic Counseling, 2nd Edition; Chapter 12 Ethical and Legal Issues

Chapter 12 is on the topic of legal and ethical issues that arise regularly in the course of genetic counseling. Includes a listing of the National Society of Genetic Counselor's Code of Ethics, case examples and discussion, as well as in-depth discussion of legal and ethical statutes. 


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Note Textbook, 2009, reference

Genomic Competencies

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Genetic Counselor

  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 17:   Act in accordance with the ethical, legal and philosophical principles and values of the genetic counseling profession and the policies of one's institution or organization.
      • 17a:   Follow the guidance of the National Society of Genetic Counselors Code of Ethics.
      • 17b:   Recognize and respond to ethical and moral dilemmas arising in genetic counseling practice and seek outside consultation when needed.
      • 17c:   Identify and utilize factors that promote client autonomy
      • 17d:   Ascertain and comply with current professional credentialing requirements, at the institutional, state, regional and national level.
      • 17e:   Recognize and acknowledge situations that may result in a real or perceived conflict of interest.