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OBGY719 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 2

Revision of topics selected by candidates and tutors, obstetrics and gynaecology databases, New Zealand clinical management guidelines related to obstetrics and gynaecology.

This is a paper for candidates undertaking the PGCertificate in Women's Health or the PGDiploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It centres around a three-day residential course in Christchurch.

Paper title Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 2
Paper code OBGY719
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period(s) 2nd Non standard period (22 October 2017 - 15 November 2017), 3rd Non standard period (2 August 2017 - 1 September 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $538.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,825.00

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Restriction
OBGX 719
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
Medical doctors, midwives, family planning trainee, general practioners (GPs)

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
Shellie Collins, shellie.collins@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 364 4634 (Christchurch campus)
Teaching staff
Academic Co-ordinators: Dr Mary Olliver and Dr Karyn Johnson
Invited lecturers will take some of the sessions.
Paper Structure
This exit residential course is designed for students with some clinical experience and includes revision of topics in obstetrics and gynaecology and neonates and largely uses interactive case-based learning to cover aspects less easily learned via reading and audioconferences.

Assessment includes: a short literature search assignment, which you will present at the course, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending; a short written paper; and one objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) station. There will be an optional logbook for Certificate candidates attending the late-June course to facilitate opportunities for relevant gynaecology procedural skills. This logbook will not form part of the assessment.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper centres around a three-day on-campus course held twice per year in Christchurch.

The actual dates for the course are:

30 August - 1 September 2017
Or
13-15 November 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. Interpret basic antenatal screening tests
  2. Initiate management of obstetric emergencies
  3. Describe the presentation and significance of preeclampsia
Gynaecology
  1. Take an appropriate history and initiate management of: pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding, urinary incontinence and fertility delay
  2. Recognise features of gynaecological malignancy
  3. Give advice regarding emergency and other contraception
Neonatology
  1. Describe problems that may arise in the first six weeks of life

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Timetable

2nd Non standard period (22 October 2017 - 15 November 2017)

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

3rd Non standard period (2 August 2017 - 1 September 2017)

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

Revision of topics selected by candidates and tutors, obstetrics and gynaecology databases, New Zealand clinical management guidelines related to obstetrics and gynaecology.

This is a paper for candidates undertaking the PGCertificate in Women's Health or the PGDiploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology. It centres around a three-day residential course in Christchurch.

Paper title Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residential Course 2
Paper code OBGY719
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (30 May 2018 - 22 June 2018), 2nd Non standard period (16 October 2018 - 9 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 719
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
Medical doctors, midwives, family planning trainee, general practioners (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-ordinators: Dr Mary Olliver and Dr Karyn Johnson
Invited lecturers will take some of the sessions.
Paper Structure
This exit residential course is designed for students with some clinical experience and includes revision of topics in obstetrics and gynaecology and neonates and largely uses interactive case-based learning to cover aspects less easily learned via reading and audioconferences.

Assessment includes: a short literature search assignment, which you will present at the course, details of which you will receive three weeks prior to attending; a short written paper; and one objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) station. There will be an optional logbook for Certificate candidates attending the late-June course to facilitate opportunities for relevant gynaecology procedural skills. This logbook will not form part of the assessment.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper centres around a three-day on-campus course held twice per year in Christchurch.

N1: 20-22 June 2018
N2: 7-9 November 2018
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. Interpret basic antenatal screening tests
  2. Initiate management of obstetric emergencies
  3. Describe the presentation and significance of preeclampsia
Gynaecology
  1. Take an appropriate history and initiate management of: pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding, urinary incontinence and fertility delay
  2. Recognise features of gynaecological malignancy
  3. Give advice regarding emergency and other contraception
Neonatology
  1. Describe problems that may arise in the first six weeks of life

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (30 May 2018 - 22 June 2018)

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

2nd Non standard period (16 October 2018 - 9 November 2018)

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