Genetic Counselling Taster Day with Guy’s Hospital Genetic Counselling Team

This online event is aimed at students and professionals with an interest in Genetic Counselling. To book a place or for more details, please email Chandni Patel. There is a fee of £15.00 per person to attend this online event.

Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
13:00 Welcome Sasha Henriques, Principal Genetic Counsellor
13:15 Introduction: What is genetic counselling? Chandni Patel, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
13:30 Panel discussion: A day in the life of a genetic counsellor Chair: Ailidh Watson, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Annabelle Kerr, Genetic Counsellor
Rhianna Rakhra, Genetic Counsellor
14:15 Skills introduction: Family history taking Ellie Carden, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
14:45 Break
15:00 Skills introduction: Counselling skills Beatriz Bustillo, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Chandni Patel, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
15:30 Training routes and career progression Beatriz Bustillo, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Varisha Desai, Genetic Counsellor – Glasgow route
16:00 Top tips for applications Eshika Haque, Principal Genetic Counsellor
16:15 Closing remarks Chandni Patel, STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
16:20 Questions All