Competency information


Actively listen whilst establishing a relationship with the patient in a genetic counselling context in order to establish the patient agenda under direct supervision.


  • Principles of patient centred counselling.
  • Role and process of active listening.
  • Importance for establishing agenda.
  • Role in ascertaining medical and family history.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 2 Outcome Observe and assist during genetic and genomic counselling sessions under direct supervision.