Roles of Genetic Counselors in South Africa

  title={Roles of Genetic Counselors in South Africa},
  author={Jennifer G. R. Kromberg and Tina-Mari{\'e} Wessels and Amanda Krause},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
Genetic counseling is a growing health profession in South Africa. Training (set up in 1988) and registration are in place, but job creation remains challenging. The aim of the present study was to investigate the roles played by genetic counselors in the provision of genetic services, in South Africa. A questionnaire comprising items on the types of roles they performed was constructed and counselors were asked to make the log-books, in which they recorded their daily counseling activities… Expand
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