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CIP 2020

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. See also: 26.0806) Human/Medical Genetics., 51.0914) Gene/Genetic Therapy.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1509 Genetic Counseling/Counselor. No substantive changes 51.1509 Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
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