7. Referrals

In this lesson, you'll learn about the types of services genetic specialists offer and when to refer patients.You'll also learn how to prepare patients for their consultation with a genetic counselor.

Follow a path through the lesson that best suits your learning needs.You are required to complete the PBL challenge and post your challenge solutions at the "Post your solutions" page. You're also required to contribute at least one posting to each topic or question in the Discussion forum.


Obtain an overview of when to refer patients to genetic specialists, the type of services these specialists can provide, and your important role in preparing patients for this process.


PBL challenge

Here you'll find your PBL challenge for this lesson. The problem's meant to be fuzzy; there's no single right answer. 

Videos & tutorials

Here you'll find an overview of information you'll need to consider as you complete your PBL.


Add to the discussion topics posted, share resources, raise issues. This is the place.


Here you'll find some useful resources to get you started on your PBL challenge.

Post your solutions

Post your PBL challenge solutions here. Read the table that includes evaluation guidelines first.