Competency information


Identify strategies used by experienced genetic counsellors to convey risk and other genetic information in five observed genetic counselling sessions.


  • Calculation of recurrence risk for autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive and X-linked recessive
  • Online databases and courses of information for establishing the pathogenicity of genetic
  • Counselling tools to convey risk in terms the individual patient will understand.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 3 Outcome Gather a comprehensive medical, family and obstetric history and under direct supervision, assess and communicate the genetic risk.