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Genetic Counseling Interview
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25 Questions and Answers Written by Ryan Brown

Updated on August 17th, 2018 |
Question 1 of 25
Why should someone see a genetic counselor?
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How to Answer
In your opinion, why do you think people visit with genetic counselors?

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Question 2 of 25
How do you explain to patients that just because they are tested for having a higher chance of receiving a certain disease, doesn't necessarily mean you will have that disease?
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For this question, you can talk about a specific example and then follow it up with how you handled the situation.

Question 3 of 25
What was the most significant birth defect you have noticed before?
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This is a great way to show the interviewer that you have seen something that is different in the genetic field. This will also let the interviewer know that you have the depth of knowledge need to excel.

Question 4 of 25
What was the most difficult situation you've dealt with in the past, work-related or otherwise?
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This is a great way to show the interviewer how you have resolved obstacles in the past. It is always better to focus on work-related situations especially in interview settings.

Question 5 of 25
What was the toughest symptom you've had to tell a family regarding their child? Why was this challenging, and how did you handle it?
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Show the interviewer how you have handled difficult patient confrontations.

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Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 05/14/2014
Last modified on: 08/17/2018

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