By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of clinical knowledge, understand the laboratory results and other sources of information required for the diagnosis, management and where appropriate, assignment of reproductive risks for patients and their families for appropriate conditions in order to be able to
- analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
- perform a range of scientific and clinical skills and procedures
- understand the technical principles and processes underpinning these skills
- 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:
- genetic syndromes and disorders
- disease (e.g. cancers) with a defined and recognisable genetic component in the diagnosis and management of patients
- genetics of pregnancy
- screening protocols
- copy number changes
- targeted testing
- genome-wide testing.
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 of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:
- pedigree construction and analysis.
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to apply clinical knowledge to perform the clinical skills necessary to manage under supervision:
- counselling skills, attitudes and behaviours.
Attitudes and behaviours
This module has no attitude and behaviours information.