MMG 1122Y Issues in Genetic Counseling I

Coordinator: Diane Myles-Reid and Nicole martin

This course will deal with current issues in genetic counselling, with a strong emphasis on prenatal diagnosis and current ethical issues.  The course will provide comprehensive information regarding screening and testing, decision making and bereavement as well as ethical, medical and social aspects of termination of pregnancy.   Ample opportunities will be provided for student presentations of cases which are illustrative of issues discussed in class as well as patient presentations (to both 1st and 2nd year students). (Time: 1 session, 2 hours per week).