The state of credentialing and plans for reciprocity across the globe
19th May 2016
Anna co-chaired the session called “The state of credentialing and plans for reciprocity across the globe” along with Milena Paneque from Portugal.
Each speaker gave an overview of how genetic counselors obtain registration/certification in their country, plus what recognition they have to accept the training and certification of genetic counselors from outside their country.
Australasia: Ivan Macciocca, representing the Board of Censors for Genetic Counselling
Canada: Kate Gardiner, representing the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors
Europe: Debby Lambert, representing the European Board of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counselling)
S.Africa: Tina Wessels, representing the Health Professions Council of South Africa
UK: Diana Scotcher, representing the Genetic Counsellor Registration Board
USA: Karen Potter Powell, representing either or both ABGC and ACGC
Anna was also on the planning committee for the event.