Reviews patient chart and evaluates family history through investigation of outside records, examination of affected individuals, or family testing of chromosome analysis, DNA studies, metabolic screening, etc.
May 28, 2020
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and works under minimal supervision.
May 31, 2020
Develops curricula and conducts lectures, small group discussions, and individual instruction for nursing, laboratory, and medical staff in all primary care and specialty areas.
June 22, 2020
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
July 01, 2020
Provides counseling for patients and their families around prenatal genetic issues (including advanced maternal age, prior infant/pregnancy with a genetic syndrome or birth defect, carrier screening, aneuploidy screening, ultrasound findings, diagnostic testing, family history of birth defect or genetic condition, and consanguinity).
July 13, 2020
Demonstrated clinical, counseling, interpersonal, analytical, communication, presentation, and instructional skills.
July 28, 2020
Maintains patients' files and records, such as number of patients counseled and types of referrals, according to departmental and laboratory standards.
August 04, 2020
Participates in prenatal diagnosis clinics by reviewing charts, providing genetic counseling to prenatal patients for a wide range of indications, developing comprehensive plan of care for high-risk pregnancies with the Maternal-Fetal-Medicine physicians, providing emotional support to patients, coordinating genetic/follow-up testing and referrals to other specialists, completing documentation of the patient visit including summary letters to patients and referring physicians in a timely manner, assisting with specialty prenatal diagnosis clinics as assigned .
September 08, 2020
Participate in the training of genetic counseling students through the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling.
October 04, 2020
Obtain informed consent to participate in NIDCD genetic research protocols, including whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing.
October 16, 2020