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GS11 1031 Contemporary Issues in Genetic Counseling

  • Course Director(s): Claire Singletary and Meagan Choates
  • Semester: Spring and Fall
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites: GS11 1182: Psychosocial Issues in Genetics and II; GS21 1181: Biomedical Ethics for the Genetic Counselor


This course provides a platform for exploration of the complex ethical and moral issues that arise in genetic counseling. The format varies weekly and includes presenting and discussing advanced psychosocial topics, debating ethical case scenarios, and participating in seminars for continued professional development. Genetic counseling students in their second year are eligible for this course.