Full course description
6 - 27 February 2024
(3 weeks block)
Hybrid online self-paced learning &
1-day face to face workshop at UNSW Kensington campus
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What are the course learning outcomes?
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the principles of genetic counselling in relation to genomic testing
- Construct a family tree using standard symbols
- Describe the issues that need to be addressed to support informed consent for genomic testing
- Understand the potential implications for families arising from genomic testing that need to be addressed in the context of genetic counselling
- Describe the techniques that need to be utilised in genetic counselling with vulnerable populations
- Identify the ethical, legal and social issues that are associated with genomic testing
What core topics are offered?
For lifelong learning, the following topics are offered in this short course to develop and increase your knowledge, understanding and skills in genetic counselling:
- Principles of genomic/genetic counselling
- Family history taking and socio-cultural issues (addressing clinical and psychosocial needs)
- Informed consent and ethical issues including privacy (addressing informational and psychosocial needs)
- Delivering client centred genetic counselling for genomic testing within different contexts
Who is this course suited to?
This short course has been designed for clinicians, scientists, allied health professionals, nurses and health professionals working in a clinical setting – including, medical specialists and trainees, clinical genetics trainees, medical and health science students, genetic counsellors and researchers.
Online self-paced learning
- Anywhere, anytime via Canvas learning management system from any device
- 1-day face to face workshop: 6 February | 9:00AM - 5:00PM AEDT
- Room name: Ground floor room 16 & 17
- Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
Scan the QR code below for directions to the 1-day face to face workshop on 6 February 2024.