Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours tutorials. 2 days per week x 8 weeks community placement. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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This subject will facilitate understanding of the wider community issues and how these influence genetic counselling. Discussion will focus on multi-cultural issues and conflict between these and the Australian context of genetic counselling. Ethical issues inherent in genetic counselling and predictive testing will be explored. Issues of disability within families and the community will be explored.Students will complete an 8 week supervised placement within the community, over 2 days per week.
This subject is designed to enable students to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A book of selected readings will be available. Texts also available in Library at GHSV.
Doka, K.J. (1989). Disenfranchised Grief: Recognizing Hidden Sorrow, New York: Lexington Book.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject it is expected that students will be able to:
Master of Genetic Counselling |
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