Prerequisites: Limited to Genetic Counseling Graduate Students.
Provides fundamentals of perinatal genetics for genetic counseling students prior to clinical rotations. Provides overview of topics in perinatal genetics including management of normal and complicated pregnancy, genetic screening, prenatal diagnostic techniques and indications, teratogens and infertility. Covers the diagnosis and management of pregnancies complicated by maternal and fetal genetic disease, fetal anomalies, and pregnancy loss as well as reproductive options such as pregnancy termination. Core and guest lectures are supplemented with interactive discussions and student presentations.