Genomic Testing: a Genetic Counselor’s Personal Reflection on Three Years of Consenting and Testing

@article{Wynn2015GenomicTA,
  title={Genomic Testing: a Genetic Counselor’s Personal Reflection on Three Years of Consenting and Testing},
  author={Julia Wynn},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={691-697}
}
Whole exome sequencing (WES) is increasingly used in research and clinical genetics as the cost of sequencing decreases and the interpretation improves. Genetic counselors need to be prepared to counsel a diverse patient population for this complex test. This commentary is a reflection of one genetic counselor’s experiences in counseling, consenting, and returning results for clinical and research WES for over 120 participants and patients. She reflects on how she overcame the initial… CONTINUE READING
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