A Guide to Genetic Counseling, 2nd Edition. Chapter 4: Thinking It All Through: Case Preparation and Management

This chapter provides detailed discussion of genetic counseling case preparation, including review of resources for researching genetic conditions, detailed discussion of the issues surrounding identifying and ordering genetic tests, how to identify patient support resources, and the clinic visit itself from managing time constraints within clinic to working with interpreters. Contains call out boxes, reference lists.

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CME Available No
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Textbook, 2009, reference

Date of Resource 2009

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 6:   Demonstrate the skills necessary to successfully manage a genetic counseling case.
      • 6a:   Develop and execute a case management plan that includes case preparation and follow-up.
      • 6b:   Assess and modify the case management plan as needed to incorporate changes in management and surveillance recommendations.
      • 6e:   Identify, access and present information to clients on local, regional, national and international resources, services and support.
    • 7:   Critically assess genetic/genomic, medical and social science literature and information.
      • 7a:   Plan and execute a thorough search and review of the literature.
      • 7c:   Synthesize information obtained from a literature review to utilize in genetic counseling encounters.