The aim of this module is to equip students with the knowledge, communication and counselling skills and appropriate attitudes and behaviours towards the diagnosis and management of patients whose care will be influenced by genomic investigations.
Outline Of Syllabus
This is an introduction to counselling skills for genomics. Students undertaking this module will be taught how to communicate and provide appropriate support to individuals and their families. Development of counselling skills will be achieved via theoretical and practical sessions. Students will understand the importance of a family history and communication of pathogenic and/or uncertain results.