Introduction to Genetic Counseling for Physicians
Thursday, May 5, 2005 to Friday, May 6, 2005
Trường Ðại học Y dược TP. Hồ Chí Minh
(The University of Medicine & Pharmacy at Hochiminh City)
Ho Chi Minh City, VietNam


Introduction to Genetic Counseling for Physicians

Course Description:

The goal of genetic counseling is provide individuals and their families with a better understanding of how genetic factors contribute to genetic diseases in the families. The first day focuses on genetic counseling basics and the process of genetic counseling from evaluation of the family history to potential ethical implications. The second day focuses on genetic counseling for OB/GYN and prenatal screening. A short lecture will begin each section of the course followed by group discussions and case studies.

Who Should Attend:

Obstetricians/Gyncelogists (Ob/Gyn) and Family Practioners (FP) or General Practioners (GP) physicians interested in basic concepts in genetic counseling and interested in how to conduct a genetic counseling consultation. Day 2 will be applicable for OB and FP physicians involved in women's health.


Vulihn Ta, MD, Department of Obstertrics and Gynecology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Naval Medical Center, USA

Time Required:

Total time: 1.5 days
Thursday, May 5: 7:30am-5pm.
Friday, May 6: 7:30am-12pm.


Medical Library, 2nd floor, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Trương Đại Học y Dược TP Hố Chí Minh, 217, Hồng Bàng, Quận 5, TP Hồ Chí Minh

Course Schedule

Last updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 16:46 (EST, USA)