Issues Confronting Genetic Counselors: Principles and Practices (ATCG 600)
Clinical Genetics in Practice I (ATCG 601)
Cytogenetics (ATCG 610)
Molecular Genetics (ATCG 613)
Human Development (ATCG 628)
14 credits total
Clinical Genetics in Practice II (ATCG 602)
Cancer Genetics and Genetic Counseling (ATCG 615)
Genetic Counseling Pre-Practicum (ATCG 668)
Design and Analysis in Genetics Research (ATCG 701)
Clinical Genetics (BIO 530)
Pathophysiology (BMS 612)
14 credits total
As the scope of genetic counseling expands and evolves, patient, professional and community education will be imperative. Increasingly, primary care practitioners are providing aspects of genetic counseling and other genetic services, resulting in a need to educate nurses, social workers and physicians. Genetic counselors play a key role in educating these providers and developing standards of practice. Trained genetic counselors also provide a means for health professionals and patients to communicate with policy makers, the media and the public about new and emerging genetic technologies and services.
“When Bad Things Happen to Good People” gets at the very core of spirituality. The inspiration for writing a book on grief was the death of Kushner’s son when he was just 11 years old. The main question Kushner discusses is “If the God of this world is so loving and nurturing, why is there so much suffering and disease in the world?”
Kushner answers this question by describing God as a being who tries to ease suffering to the best of his power; however, not all suffering can be eased since it is a natural part of the ebb and flow of life.