Details

Title Competencies in the interpretation of laboratory data 2
Type Stage Two
Code HLS143
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of competencies in the interpretation of laboratory data, be able to

  • analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
  • perform, adapt and master a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
  • demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level. 

In addition, he/she will be confident in his/her contribution to the construction, organisation and interpretation of clinical research projects

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to:

  • biochemistry and physiology of a broad range of disease processes associated with the investigations undertaken in the clinical biochemistry laboratory under investigation in the laboratory
  • scope of biochemical investigations undertaken and provided by clinical biochemistry to other specialties.

Technical and clinical skills

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance, adaptation and mastery of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:

  • biochemical investigations undertaken in clinical biochemistry laboratory
  • clinical biochemistry aspects of patient care at ward rounds and case presentations
  • biochemical results and data, advising clinicians whilst undertaking the role of duty biochemist and reporting rota, taking into consideration results from all laboratory disciplines
  • how to apply appropriate comments when reporting laboratory results.

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to apply knowledge of competencies in the interpretation of laboratory data to perform, adapt and master the clinical skills necessary to manage the:

  • liaison with clinical colleagues who require advice on appropriate diagnostic tests
  • liaison with and advise clinical teams on the results of biochemical tests in an appropriate timescale relative to the severity of condition under investigation
  • follow up of abnormal investigations.

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.

Specialties

Code Title Action
HLS1-1-20 Clinical Biochemistry [v1] View