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Management and Referral for Patients with or at Risk of Genetic Conditions

Management and Referral for Patients with or at Risk of Genetic Conditions

Management and Referral for Patients with or at Risk of Genetic Conditions

Chirag Patel and Peter Farndon
Chirag Patel and Peter Farndon
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 04 Sep 2018

Reference: 188049

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Description

This session will describe the role of the GP in the coordinated management of patients with a family history of a genetic condition, the information resources available and the referral process.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe how to access information about genetic conditions and their management guidelines
• Clarify the organisation of specialist services for genetic conditions
• Describe how to refer patients to a specialist Genetics Centre and how the referral is processed
• Understand the role of Primary Care in the management of patients with a genetic condition, including sources of genetic support
Chirag Patel and Peter Farndon

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Chirag Patel and Peter Farndon
on behalf of Health Education England

Chirag Patel -
Chirag is currently a Specialist Registrar in Clinical Genetics in the West Midlands. He studied Medicine at St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London, where his intercalated BSc was in Medical Genetics. After basic medical training in Paediatrics in London, and attaining his MRCPCH in 2006, he entered higher medical training in Clinical Genetics in 2007. His specialist interests include cardiovascular and renal genetics.

Peter Farndon -
Peter Farndon, Professor of Clinical Genetics and Consultant Clinical Geneticist in Birmingham, has been involved with the practical application of genetics for patients for nearly 25 years. He has had a long standing interest in genetic education, and in 2004 set up the NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre, leading the team as the Centre’s director. He is a guardian for the RCGP “Genetics in Primary Care” curriculum statement.

His main research interest is in an inherited condition which predisposes to congenital anomalies and skin cancer. He is chair of the UK Genetic Testing Network and is a past President of the Clinical Genetics Society.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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