GYN 482: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Class Program
Credits 9
The specific objectives of this rotation are to cover different aspects in Obstetrics & Gynecology which include, master history taking from both obstetrics and gynecology patients, perform and appropriately record the essentials of a breast, abdominal and pelvic examination (including speculum and bi-manual pelvic exam), and obtain a Pap smear and cervical/ vaginal cultures uc0u61623 Physiology of pregnancy, normal antenatal and postnatal care, care of medical diseases associated with pregnancy, common obstetric emergencies, common obstetric related problems: multiple gestation, preeclampsia/eclampsia, Rh isoimmunization, preterm delivery, etc. evaluation and monitoring of normal labor, distinguish between the various techniques of antepartum fetal assessment and their indications based on maternal/fetal risk factors, common causes of infertility and their management, describe the common gynecologic neoplasms, including the presentation, diagnosis and treatment; understand the general principles of staging and principles of family planning and different contraceptive techniques.