With the increase in knowledge around genetic issues, it is important that all health care providers are prepared to have thorough genetic-based discussions now with their patients. In this assignment, you will synthesize your knowledge into a client case with a real or potential genetic health-related illness.
• Doctoral learners are required to use the APA style for their writing assignments.
• This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Write a paper (1,200 words) addressing a client case that might benefit from the process of genetic counseling:
• Describe the reason for the genetic counseling based on the findings from your completion of the family health portrait.
• Discuss the possible reactions the patient may have to your counseling and how to avoid negative reactions.
• Imagine this assignment as if you are giving this counseling to a patient and be sure to discuss the following:
6. Selection of treatment
7. Monitoring of treatment effectiveness