Genetic Counselors

Genetic Counselors
Interpret lab results to assess individual or family for inherited conditions – genetic disorders and birth defects. Communicate with patients and physicians toward informed decisions, coping methods, resources, risk factors. Identify those at risk for specific disorders or syndromes.Counsel patient and families with educational info and reassurance.Write detailed consultation reports . Help conduct research into genetic conditions

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Health, Medical, Fitness, and Personal Care Services

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