National Society of Genetic Counselors

    2019 Journal of Genetic Counseling CEU Program

    Course Information

    The Journal of Genetic Counseling CEU program is designed to help genetic counselors stay abreast of research occurring within the field, and provide additional learning and CEU opportunities in an on-demand, self-paced format.

    New in 2019 - The NSGC Podcast Series is teaming up with the Journal of Genetic Counseling CEU program to bring journal articles to life. The Podcast Subcommittee will incorporate article authors and/or content into the podcast episodes by interviewing authors and specialists to further explore the information in the Journal of Genetic Counseling. Learners will earn additional CEUs and be offered a different lens into article content than ever before.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify areas of current research occurring within the field of genetic counseling 
    2. Distinguish how genetic counseling skills and theories can impact both patient care and other healthcare professions 
    3. Assess the theories related to the practice of genetic counseling

    Program Overview

    Module Number and Release Date Module Content Contact Hours
    Module 1 - February

    2 JGC Articles & Quizzes

    Module 2 - April

    2 JGC Articles & Quizzes, 1 Podcast & Quiz

    Module 3 - June

    2 JGC Articles & Quizzes, 1 Podcast & Quiz

    Module 4 - August

    2 JGC Articles & Quizzes, 1 Podcast & Quiz

    Module 5 - October

    2 JGC Articles & Quizzes, 1 Podcast & Quiz

    total  12.0


    NSGC member: $187.50
    Non-member*: $215

    *Please note that non-members need to PURCHASE ACCESS to the Journal of Genetic Counseling separately if they do not already have access to this publication.

    CEU Credit

    The 2019 Journal of Genetic Counseling CEU Program is approved for 12.0 Contact Hours or 1.2 Category 1 CEU. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. Individuals must be certified at the time of participation in the activity in order to count towards recertification. 

    Register by November 25, 2019 to participate. Program materials must be completed by December 2, 2019 to earn CEUs. CEU certificates will be issued via the NSGC CEU Portal no later than December 20, 2019. Early certificates are not available. 

    Access to JGC Articles

    All articles included in this program are taken from the Journal of Genetic Counseling, which is published six times a year. Typically, two articles per issue are selected. The titles of the articles chosen for the program will be posted on the NSGC website and will be e-mailed to participants. To view and download these articles, please visit the Member Subscriber Login link found on this page.

    Access to Podcast Series

    The series is available for download by searching "NSGC Podcast Series" in the iTunes Store,Google Play Music, or Spotify. Make sure to subscribe to the series to ensure you don't miss an episode! 


    Click the "Add to Cart" button below to register. You must register by November 25, 2019. Program materials must be completed by December 2, 2019 to earn CEUs. 

    Refunds are not available for the JGC CEU Program. No exceptions will be made.