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CIP 2010

Detail for CIP Code 51.1509

Title: Genetic Counseling/Counselor.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals to counsel patients and families concerning inherited genetic disorders and diseases; assess risk factors and planning options associated with potential and actual inherited conditions; and serve as patient advocates and provide referral services in relation to private and public support services. Includes instruction in clinical/medical genetics, methods of genetic testing, interviewing and counseling skills, genetic and support services delivery, principles of public health, medical ethics, law and regulations, patient advocacy, and professional standards.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2000 CIP 2010
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1509 Genetic Counseling/Counselor. No substantive changes 51.1509 Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
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