This course deals with Women's health, female reproductive system, pregnancy, delivery and associated problems. This clerkship is designed to provide students with the basic information and skills needed to attend to a gynecological or obstetric patient and to prepare the foundation for further training in the field.
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Course Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to :
Apply Knowledge Of Preconception Care Including The Impact Of Genetics, Medical Conditions And Environmental Factors On Maternal Health And Fetal Development.
Apply Recommended Prevention Strategies To Women Throughout The Lifespan.
Appreciate The Doctor'S Role As A Leader And Advocate For Women'S Health And Well Being.
Demonstrate Competence In The Medical Interview And Physical Examination Of Women, And Incorporate Ethical, Social And Diversity Perspectives To Provide Culturally Competent Health Care.
Demonstrate Knowledge Of Common Benign Gynecological Conditions.
Demonstrate Knowledge Of Intrapartum Care Of The Mother And Newborn.
Demonstrate Knowledge Of Perioperative Care And Familiarity With Gynecological Procedures.
Demonstrate Knowledge Of Postpartum Care.
Describe Common Breast Conditions And Outline The Evaluation Of Breast Complaints.
Describe Common Problems In Obstetrics.
Describe Gynecological Malignancies Including Risk Factors, Signs And Symptoms And Initial Evaluation.
Describe Physiology Of The Menstrual Cycle. Discuss Puberty And Menopause. Explain Normal And Abnormal Bleeding.
Describe The Etiology And Evaluation Of Infertility.
Develop A Thorough Understanding Of Contraception, Including Sterilization And Abortion.
Explain The Normal Physiologic Changes Of Pregnancy Including Interpretation Of Common Diagnostic Studies.
Formulate A Differential Diagnosis Of The Acute Abdomen And Chronic Pelvic Pain.
Provide A Preliminary Assessment Of Patients With Sexual Concerns.