Speaking of resume boosters… here’s an opportunity for individuals looking for more exposure to the field of genetic counseling before applying to graduate school:
The Genetic Counseling Program of the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offers several online courses for genetic counselors and prospective students. The newest course, Genetic Counseling Case Series, provides an introduction to the genetic counseling profession through clinical and laboratory case examples. This would be a great option for prospective genetic counseling students who are looking to get more exposure to the field.
The course includes adult, cancer, laboratory, pediatric, preconception, and prenatal case presentations that can be accessed on demand from work or home at any time of day or night. Goals of the course include:
- Introduce students to the genetic counseling profession through case examples
- Describe the role of genetic counselors in healthcare and the major aspects of a genetic counseling session
- Familiarize students with medical, genetic, and psychosocial issues that can present in genetic counseling cases.
More information on their online courses can be found here
- Cost: $95
- Hours of content: 5.3
- NOT AVAILABLE FOR CEUs