Genetic Counseling Spanning International Borders: Working through challenges in genetic Testing and Counseling

After viewing this 1 hour webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the logistics, successes and challenges of expanding and/or coordinating internationally based genetic testing.
  • Compare cultural differences in communication styles, understanding of genetic concepts, and uptake of genetic testing.
  • Recognize how these differences affect 
work, both in the clinic and the laboratory.
  • Contrast differences in healthcare systems and the benefits and challenges these differences place on genetic testing in families.
  • Identify examples of genetic counselors transitioning from one healthcare system into another.

PresentersSteven KeilesRifaat Rawashdeh, and Sonia Margarit
Webinar faciliated By: Rawan Awwad, MS, CGC - International SIG and Cultural Competency Subcommittee and Marina Rabideau, MS, CGC -Industrial SIG

To view this webinar, please visit the NSGC Member Webinar Series page. 

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