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OBGY713 Pregnancy Care in the Community

Content and rationale of antenatal and postnatal visits, relevant anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, medical disorders of pregnancy, bleeding in pregnancy, thrombophilias in pregnancy, malpresentations late in pregnancy, obstetric trauma, episiotomy, breast feeding, common disorders of the puerperium, well baby check, common neonatal disorders to include jaundice, respiratory distress, seizures, infection, intracranial bleeding, hypothermia.

OBGY 713 covers antenatal, birthing and postnatal care, including the care of pregnant women with chronic medical conditions. It also covers the care of the newborn, including common neonatal disorders, well baby checks and immunisation.

Paper title Pregnancy Care in the Community
Paper code OBGY713
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (4 April 2017 - 13 June 2017), 2nd Non standard period (29 August 2017 - 26 October 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,615.65
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,475.00

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Restriction
OBGX 713
Limited to
PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
Notes
(i) This paper is designed for the continuing professional education of health professionals involved in the provision of women's health care, and is also a compulsory paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. (ii) Limited to 30 students per semester. (iii) For more information: www.otago.ac.nz/womens-health-postg
Course outline
Eligibility
Recommended for general practitioners (GPs) and GP registrars, family planning doctors and sexual health physicians, and those doctors considering a future in general practice, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics or emergency medicine. Suitable for midwives, practice nurses, family planning and public health nurses.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
Amanda Phillips: Women's and Children's Health Distance Learning Co-ordinator
Email wch.distancelearning@otago.ac.nz
Tel 03 470 9688
Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr Celia Devenish
Teaching Staff : Dr Celia Devenish, Dr Fali Langdana, Dr Dean Maharaj
Paper Structure
One of four distance-taught papers that are offered as part of Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health (PGCertWHlth) and Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology (PGDipOMG) programmes
Teaching Arrangements
Consists of six 2-hour Tuesday evening audioconferences on Zoom conducted fortnightly over twelve weeks
Textbooks
Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, by Professor Cindy Farquhar and Associate Professor Helen Roberts
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper is taught with a patient-centred, problem-based focus. It has been designed to extend the knowledge of health practitioners by covering a broad range of issues affecting the health of women of all ages.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (4 April 2017 - 13 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (29 August 2017 - 26 October 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Content and rationale of antenatal and postnatal visits, relevant anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, medical disorders of pregnancy, bleeding in pregnancy, thrombophilias in pregnancy, malpresentations late in pregnancy, obstetric trauma, episiotomy, breast feeding, common disorders of the puerperium, well baby check, common neonatal disorders to include jaundice, respiratory distress, seizures, infection, intracranial bleeding, hypothermia.

OBGY 713 covers antenatal, birthing and postnatal care, including the care of pregnant women with chronic medical conditions. It also covers the care of the newborn, including common neonatal disorders, well baby checks and immunisation.

Paper title Pregnancy Care in the Community
Paper code OBGY713
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (3 April 2018 - 13 June 2018), 2nd Non standard period (27 August 2018 - 7 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
OBGX 713
Limited to
PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
Notes
(i) This paper is designed for the continuing professional education of health professionals involved in the provision of women's health care, and is also a compulsory paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. (ii) Limited to 30 students per semester. (iii) For more information: www.otago.ac.nz/womens-health-postg
Eligibility
Recommended for general practitioners (GPs) and GP registrars, family planning doctors and sexual health physicians, and those doctors considering a future in general practice, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics or emergency medicine. Suitable for midwives, practice nurses, family planning and public health nurses.

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
Amanda Phillips: Women's and Children's Health Distance Learning Co-ordinator
Email wch.distancelearning@otago.ac.nz
Tel 03 470 9688
Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr Celia Devenish
Teaching Staff : Dr Celia Devenish, Dr Fali Langdana, Dr Dean Maharaj
Paper Structure
One of four distance-taught papers that are offered as part of Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health (PGCertWHlth) and Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology (PGDipOMG) programmes
Teaching Arrangements
Consists of six 2-hour Tuesday evening audioconferences on Zoom conducted fortnightly over twelve weeks

N1: Tuesday, 3 April - Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Examination: Wednesday, 13 June 2018, in the evening, in the town/city you enrolled as your semester address.

N2: Monday, 27 August - Thursday, 25 October 2018
Examination: Wednesday, 7 November 2018, in the evening, in the town/city you enrolled as your semester address
Textbooks
Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, by Professor Cindy Farquhar and Associate Professor Helen Roberts
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper is taught with a patient-centred, problem-based focus. It has been designed to extend the knowledge of health practitioners by covering a broad range of issues affecting the health of women of all ages.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (3 April 2018 - 13 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (27 August 2018 - 7 November 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard