Title Bone marrow failure syndromes 2
Type Stage Two
Code HLS152
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, 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.

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

  • congenital aplastic anaemia: Fanconi anaemia, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, Dyskeratosis congenita, Diamond-Blackfan anaemia
  • acquired aplastic anaemia, pure red cell aplasia, drug induced, parvovirus associated, congenital dyserythropoietic anaemias and haemophagocytic syndromes
  • morphological features
  • clinical aspects: clinical history, presentation, treatment strategies including use of immunosuppressive therapy and stem cell transplantation.

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:

  • have knowledge and understanding of the investigation of bone marrow failure syndrome disorders
  • demonstrate appropriate use of laboratory investigations to establish diagnosis
  • understand clinical management of bone marrow failure syndromes.

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.


Code Title Action
HLS1-2-2-20 Haematology (Haemato-Oncology) [v1] View