Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling (Genetic Counseling in Practice) (Paperback)

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Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling (Genetic Counseling in Practice) (Paperback)

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An essential new text for genetic counseling's most sought-after skills

Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is a practical introduction to the concepts and skills in genetic counseling with clients before and during pregnancy. Authored by genetic counselors at the forefront of contemporary perinatal practice, this all-in-one reference provides an accessible yet
comprehensive overview of:

- the basics of pregnancy, including assisted reproductive technologies and high-risk pregnancy management
- preimplantation and prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis
- the structure and goals of a genetic counseling appointment
- common clinical scenarios and best-practice approaches

Distilling the most pertinent information for new learners and practicing counselors, Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is an essential companion for both classroom and clinic. Perinatal genetic counselors will find themselves returning to this unique resource long after their training has
come to an end.
Amber Mathiesen, MS, LCGC, is a licensed and board-certified genetic counselor in prenatal genetics at University of Utah Health, co-director of the perinatal genetics course at the University of Utah's Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling, and a prenatal rotation supervisor. She also acts as aresearch committee member and mentor for various genetic counseling students. Kali Roy, MS, LCGC, is a perinatal genetic counselor at University of Utah Health and co-director of the perinatal genetics course at the University of Utah's Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling. She graduated from the University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling and completed aMaster's of Science in Human Genetics and Genomics at the University of Connecticut.
Product Details ISBN: 9780190681098
ISBN-10: 0190681098
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: May 28th, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Genetic Counseling in Practice