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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand something of the role of a genetic counsellor and its non-directiveness

  • understand the difference between pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing and give some examples of diseases that may be tested for

  • understand the ethical and moral difficulties involved in making decisions on whether or not to carry out such tests.


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