GENECSLR 713 — INTRODUCTORY PRACTICUM IN GENETIC COUNSELING

3 credits.

Provides opportunities to develop skills in interviewing, data collection, case management and counseling through didactic work and observational and experiential clinical activities. Activities include clinic observation according to a structured format, and fieldwork participation. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 731 — ADVANCED CLINICAL GENETICS CONCEPTS

3 credits.

An advanced course covering clinical genetic concepts including phenotype, genetic mechanisms, approach to diagnosis (medical, clinical and genetic testing protocols), and natural history (including management approaches). Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 737 — CONTEMPORARY PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN GENETICS COUNSELING

1 credit.

A series of selected basic issues and topics that are core curricular requirements specific to genetics counseling. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 739 — RESEARCH STRATEGIES AND ANALYSIS IN CLINICAL GENETICS

1 credit.

Introduction to a variety of tools and resources commonly used in clinical genetics. Learn to critique these resources and start thinking about developing their own research projects. Emphasizes developing oral presentation skills through a variety of student presentations. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 741 — INTRODUCTION TO GENETIC COUNSELING

1 credit.

Emphasis will be on the tasks necessary to complete a genetic counseling session including, contracting/goal setting, history gathering, education, psychosocial assessment and support, clinical documentation and session management. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 744 — APPLICATIONS OF BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS FOR GENETIC COUNSELORS

2 credits.

Comprehensive overview of clinical biochemical genetics through a systematic review of classic and rare inborn errors of metabolism (IEM). Psychosocial issues are discussed as related to care of patients, and their families, with metabolic disorders. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 745 — SEMINAR IN MEDICAL GENETIC COUNSELING RESEARCH

1 credit.

Practice qualitative and quantitative research methods in genetic counseling. Develop research question, prepare research proposal including internal review board application. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 748 — SPECIAL TOPICS IN GENETIC COUNSELING

1 credit.

Advanced topics in the discipline of genetic counseling. Emphasis will be on advanced practice topics including setting boundaries, delivering life altering news, developing a socially responsible practice, moving from a novice to master counselor, and the job search. Enroll Info: None

GENECSLR 813 — ADVANCED PRACTICUM IN GENETICS COUNSELING

4-5 credits.

Advanced practicum experience for second year genetic counseling students, consisting of participatory fieldwork experiences in a diversity of clinic specialties and service delivery methods. Enroll Info: None