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OBGY718 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 1

Introduction to audioconferencing, communication and counselling skills, sexual assault management, preliminary labour ward management, preliminary gynaecology history and examination, introduction to ultrasound.

This is an introductory paper held for candidates undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health or the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It includes a three-day residential component held in Christchurch.

Paper title Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 1
Paper code OBGY718
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (10 May 2017 - 2 June 2017), 2nd Non standard period (8 November 2017 - 1 December 2017), 3rd Non standard period (31 May 2017 - 23 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $538.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,825.00

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Restriction
OBGX 718
Limited to
PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
Notes
(i) This is a three-day residential course held at the University of Otago, Christchurch. The advertised teaching period allows for the literature search assignment, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending, and culminates with the final three days being the hands-on course days in Christchurch. It is a compulsory paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It may also be taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health. (ii) For more information: www.otago.ac.nz/womens-health-postg
Contact
Shellie Collins, shellie.collins@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 364 4634 (Christchurch Campus)
Teaching staff
Academic Co-ordinator: Dr Mary Olliver
Invited lecturers will take some of the sessions.
Paper Structure
If the candidate is a new house officer or has had very little obstetrics and gynaecology clinical experience, they are advised to undertake this paper at the start of their programme as it provides a foundation knowledge of women's health. The three-day introductory course includes practical assessments, practicalities of contraception and management of STIs.

Assessment includes a short literature search assignment that you will present at the course, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending. Practical skills are assessed during the workshops. There is a short written paper and one objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) station.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper centres around a three-day on-campus course held three times in 2017 in Christchurch.

The actual dates for the course are:

31 May - 2 June 2017
Or
21-23 June 2017
Or
29 November - 1 December 2017
Textbooks
The textbook "Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynaecology", by Professor Cindy Farquhar and Associate Professor Helen Roberts, is the recommended textbook for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology and the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health at the University of Otago.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to undertake the following tasks in each area:

Obstetrics
  1. Counsel a woman regarding antenatal screening tests
  2. Examine an antenatal woman
  3. Describe the process of normal birth
  4. Understand cardiotocography (CTG) interpretation
  5. Recognise and assist in management of obstetric emergencies (eg postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), shoulder dystocia)
  6. Give basic advice regarding breastfeeding
Gynaecology
  1. Counsel regarding management options for early pregnancy loss
  2. Counsel regarding contraceptive options
  3. Perform an STI screen and cervical smear
  4. Give advice regarding common STIs
  5. Describe the procedure of TOP referral in NZ
  6. Initiate management/appropriate referral for sexual abuse
  7. Initiate the management of menstrual disorders
Neonatology
  1. Describe the examination of the newborn
  2. Commence resuscitation of a neonate
Eligibility
Doctors, midwives, family planning trainees, general practitioners (GPs).

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (10 May 2017 - 2 June 2017)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

2nd Non standard period (8 November 2017 - 1 December 2017)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

3rd Non standard period (31 May 2017 - 23 June 2017)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Introduction to audioconferencing, communication and counselling skills, sexual assault management, preliminary labour ward management, preliminary gynaecology history and examination, introduction to ultrasound.

This is an introductory paper held for candidates undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health or the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It includes a three-day residential component held in Christchurch.

Paper title Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 1
Paper code OBGY718
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (8 May 2018 - 1 June 2018), 2nd Non standard period (8 November 2018 - 1 December 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $549.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,898.00

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Restriction
OBGX 718
Limited to
PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
Notes
(i) This is a three-day residential course held at the University of Otago, Christchurch. The advertised teaching period allows for the literature search assignment, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending, and culminates with the final three days being the hands-on course days in Christchurch. It is a compulsory paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It may also be taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health. (ii) For more information: www.otago.ac.nz/womens-health-postg
Eligibility
Doctors, midwives, family planning trainees, general practitioners (GPs).

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
shellie.collins@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 364 4634 (Christchurch Campus)
Teaching staff
Academic Co-ordinator: Dr Mary Olliver
Invited lecturers will take some of the sessions.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper centres around a three-day on-campus course held three times in 2018 in Christchurch.

The on-campus dates for the course are:

N1: 30 May - 1 Jun 2018
N2: 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2018
Paper Structure
If the candidate is a new house officer or has had very little obstetrics and gynaecology clinical experience, they are advised to undertake this paper at the start of their programme as it provides a foundation knowledge of women's health. The three-day introductory course includes practical assessments, practicalities of contraception and management of STIs.

Assessment includes a short literature search assignment that you will present at the course, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending. Practical skills are assessed during the workshops. There is a short written paper and one objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) station.
Textbooks
The textbook "Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynaecology", by Professor Cindy Farquhar and Associate Professor Helen Roberts, is the recommended textbook for the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology and the Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health at the University of Otago.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to undertake the following tasks in each area:

Obstetrics
  1. Counsel a woman regarding antenatal screening tests
  2. Examine an antenatal woman
  3. Describe the process of normal birth
  4. Understand cardiotocography (CTG) interpretation
  5. Recognise and assist in management of obstetric emergencies (e.g. postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), shoulder dystocia)
  6. Give basic advice regarding breastfeeding
Gynaecology
  1. Counsel regarding management options for early pregnancy loss
  2. Counsel regarding contraceptive options
  3. Perform an STI screen and cervical smear
  4. Give advice regarding common STIs
  5. Describe the procedure of TOP referral in NZ
  6. Initiate management/appropriate referral for sexual abuse
  7. Initiate the management of menstrual disorders
Neonatology
  1. Describe the examination of the newborn
  2. Commence resuscitation of a neonate

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (8 May 2018 - 1 June 2018)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

2nd Non standard period (8 November 2018 - 1 December 2018)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None