What is Genetic Counselling?

Academy
Futurelearn
Kurzbeschreibung
Learn about genetic counselling and what genetic counsellors do with this online course for healthcare professionals.
Kursarten
E-Learning
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Gesundheitswesen, Sales

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Kursinhalt

Understand the role of genetic counselling in the genomic era

Who are genetic counsellors? Who has genetic counselling and what does a genetic counsellor do? On this course, you will find the answers to these questions whilst learning about the role of genetic counselling in healthcare and the genomic era.

You will discover why people seek genetic counselling and how it compares in different contexts and countries. You will explore the main skills and knowledge genetic counsellors need, as well as their key responsibilities to patients. You will discuss the ethical issues of genetic counselling, and its opportunities and challenges for the future.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals, clinicians, biomedical research scientists, and anyone curious about genetic counselling.

Although not required, a basic knowledge of genetics, genetic testing technologies, and inheritance patterns would help support your learning on this course.

No specific software, hardware or other resources are required to complete the course.

Kursziele
Identify why people have genetic counselling and the different contexts in which people receive genetic counselling ,Describe the different skills and knowledge needed by genetic counsellors,Compare genetic counselling in different contexts and different countries,Reflect on some ethical issues that arise in genetic counselling,Discuss the role of genetic counselling in healthcare as we enter the ‘genomic era'
Anforderungen
This course is designed for healthcare professionals, clinicians, biomedical research scientists, and anyone curious about genetic counselling. Although not required, a basic knowledge of genetics, genetic testing technologies, and inheritance patterns would help support your learning on this course.
Kurssprache
Englisch