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Genomics and Genetics – Counselling Skills

March 17 @ 9:00 am - March 20 @ 5:00 pm

Cardiff University will be running a 4 day face-to-face course in Counselling Skills for Genetic Healthcare to which any genetic counselors and other healthcare professionals in our region have been invited. 

The course will help applicants develop their counselling skills for supporting patients and their families in their clinical practice, who may be coping with loss, adjusting to their genetic status and/or making decisions related to a genetic condition.

The course partially meets the GCRB Set B criteria for an assessed counselling course.

Find more information about this course and other Cardiff University CPD modules on their webpage.

Details

Start:
March 17 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Organiser

Cardiff University
Phone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7214
Email:
pgtmedadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk
Website:
https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Venue

Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3AT United Kingdom + Google Map
Phone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7214
Website:
https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
With any Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test ordered, a Record of Discussion (RoD) form will also need to be submitted. This document is to record the patient’s consent for genomic testing and their choice on taking part in research. Guidance on the patient choice conversation can be found here
 
This RoD form will be available for clinicians to download from this webpage. Once completed with the patient, it can be send to the lab with the corresponding test order form and sample.
Tests available to order will be listed in the National Genomic Test Directory. A test order form will soon be made available for clinicians on this webpage to download and complete. This form will include the address of the laboratory that the appropriate sample and completed form needs to be sent to.

Until the new Genomic Laboratory Service goes live, please continue to follow existing test order processes.
 
From April 2019 the interactive test ordering tool will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to directly order tests online.