Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: an assessment of genetic counselors' knowledge and beliefs

TitleDirect-to-consumer genetic testing: an assessment of genetic counselors' knowledge and beliefs
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsHock, K. T., Christensen, K. D., Yashar, B. M., Roberts, J. S., Gollust, S. E., & Uhlmann, W. R.
JournalGenetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics
Volume13
Issue4
Pagination325-32
Date Published2011 Apr
ISSN1530-0366
KeywordsAttitude of Health Personnel, Consumer Participation, Culture, Data Collection, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Testing, Humans, Knowledge, Quality Assurance, Health Care
Abstract

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is a new means of obtaining genetic testing outside of a traditional clinical setting. This study assesses genetic counselors' experience, knowledge, and beliefs regarding direct-to-consumer genetic testing for tests that would currently be offered in genetics clinics.

Alternate JournalGenet. Med.