Competency information

Details

Identify and work through cultural issues raised in trainee led or observed consultations, use clinical or counselling supervision where appropriate

Considerations

  • Providing genetic counselling to diverse groups
  • Providing genetic counselling appropriately to patients from a diversity of social, economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Cultural perspectives and contexts in relation to science, genetics and disease
  • Influence of beliefs and values in relation to genetic counselling and/or testing and the contribution to delivering better quality genetic counselling the individual
  • The role of the Genetic Counsellor and other health professionals, e.g. interpreters in providing genetic counselling appropriately to patients from a diversity of social, economic and cultural backgrounds
  • The role of critical reflection in addressing the ethical issues
  • Effective use of counselling supervision
  • AGNC code of ethics
  • GCRB code of conduct
  • Good scientific practice
  • HCPC standards of proficiency
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Conflicts of confidentiality

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 4 Outcome

Use counselling supervision and multidisciplinary meetings to work through ethical and cultural issues in genomic counselling practice.