A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition

3.75 avg rating
( 8 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470179659: A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition

The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling, and also written by genetic counselors for genetic counselors, this best–selling and most widely recognized reference book in the field returns in a new edition with updated content. A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, goals and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession.  The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"Revised and updated, this edition incorporates new chapters on research, the evolving clinical and non clinical roles of genetic counselors and developing areas for the profession, genetic counselors as educators, and risk communication and decision–making." ( Book News, December 2009)

From the Back Cover:

The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling now in a new edition

First published in 1998, A Guide to Genetic Counseling quickly became a bestselling and widely recognized text, used nationally and internationally in genetic counseling training programs. Now in its eagerly anticipated Second Edition, it provides a thoroughly revised and comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession. The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion in addition to addressing global professional issues with an emphasis on describing fundamental principles and practices.

Chapters are written by leaders in the field of genetic counseling and are organized to facilitate academic instruction and skill attainment. They provide the most up–to–date coverage of:

  • The history and practice of genetic counseling

  • Family history

  • Interviewing

  • Case preparation and management

  • Psychosocial counseling

  • Patient education

  • Risk communication and decision–making

  • Medical genetics evaluation

  • Understanding genetic testing

  • Medical documentation

  • Multicultural counseling

  • Ethical and legal issues

  • Student supervision

  • Genetic counseling research

  • Professional development

  • Genetics education and outreach

  • Evolving roles and expanding opportunities

  • Case examples

A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition belongs on the syllabi of all medical and human genetics and genetic counseling training programs. It is an indispensable reference for both students and healthcare professionals working with patients who have or are at risk for genetic conditions.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Wendy R. Uhlmann
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Quantity Available: 14
Seller:
Cherry_Books
(Missouri City, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # 0470179651SRB

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 88.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Uhlmann, Wendy R.
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KB-9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 84.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling, and also written by genetic counselors for genetic counselors, this best-selling and most widely recognized reference book in the field returns in a new edition with updated content. A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, goals and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession. The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 93.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling, and also written by genetic counselors for genetic counselors, this best-selling and most widely recognized reference book in the field returns in a new edition with updated content. A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, goals and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession. The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 94.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Uhlmann, Wendy R.
Published by Wileyand#8211;Blackwell (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Quantity Available: 17
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wileyand#8211;Blackwell, 2009. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FW-9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 84.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.96
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Wendy R. Uhlmann; Jane L. Schuette; Beverly Yashar
Published by John Wiley and Sons
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley and Sons. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0470179651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 99.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Wendy R. Uhlmann (editor), Jane L. Schuette (editor), Beverly Yashar (editor)
Published by Wiley 2009-09-04, Oxford (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley 2009-09-04, Oxford, 2009. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 97.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.97
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Uhlmann, Wendy R. (Editor)/ Schuette, Jane L. (Editor)/ Yashar, Beverly M. (Editor)
Published by Wiley-Blackwell (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 544 pages. 9.21x6.14x1.34 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # z-0470179651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 103.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.97
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Published by Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Paperback Quantity Available: 20
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-Blackwell. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780470179659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.22
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Wendy R. Uhlmann (Editor), Jane L. Schuette (Editor), Beverly Yashar (Editor)
Published by Wiley-Blackwell (2009)
ISBN 10: 0470179651 ISBN 13: 9780470179659
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0470179651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 108.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book