Module - Debates and Controversies in Clinical Bioinformatics (HBI112)

HSST

Aim of this module

By the end of this module the Clinical Scientist in HSST will be able to apply their knowledge, skills and experience to enable them to fully participate in debates and controversies related to Clinical Bioinformatics. They will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to formulate opinion and shape responses to outstanding or unresolved issues and controversies within the field of Clinical Bioinformatics services. This will allow the Clinical Scientist in HSST to critically evaluate their own response to complex issues using their professional attributes and insights.

Knowledge and understanding


By the end of this module the Clinical Scientist in HSST will be able to analyse, synthesise, evaluate and critically apply their expert knowledge to debates, consensus, national and international opinions within the field of Clinical Bioinformatics and related services, including:

Technical and Clinical Skills


The Clinical Scientist in HSST will be able to access data from multiple sources, including: IT systems (databases), patient panels, library, journals, internet, conferences and scientific meetings, and clinical meetings, including case discussions.

By the end of this module the Clinical Scientist in HSST will be expected to critically reflect and apply in practice appropriate skills during discussions, debate, policy formulation, recommendations and consensus meetings. They will have clinical and communication skills to communicate effectively with the public, patients, carers, healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, local, national and international health service leaders and managers, and will be able to: