Module - Genetics Genomics and Molecular Science (Competency 11)

Competency information

Support the preparation of reports and the reporting process for patients being investigated for genetic disorders.

Knowledge and skills you might demonstrate

  • Range of reporting formats and options.
  • Relevant professional guidelines for reporting.
  • Policy for authorisation and disclosure of results and the need for confidentiality and information governance.
  • Factors involved in evaluation of clinical risk to the patient and their family.
  • Procedures for issuing written results, verbal results or for faxing.
  • Patterns of inheritance (Mendelian and non-Mendelian), including imprinting.