Contraception, pre-pregnancy counselling, antenatal education, the provision of antenatal care, early pregnancy complications to include miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, hyperemesis, grief reaction, fetal abnormality, differential diagnosis of lower abdominal pain in early pregnancy.
OBGY 712 covers the care of women who are planning for pregnancy or who wish to avoid pregnancy. It deals with the first trimester of pregnancy and common complications.
|Paper title||Pre and Early Pregnancy Care|
|Subject||Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology|
|Points||18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (5 February 2019 - 21 March 2019), 2nd Non standard period (2 July 2019 - 15 August 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,680.90|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,921.70|
- OBGX 712
- Limited to
- PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
- (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
- 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.
- Amanda Phillips: Women's and Children's Health Distance Learning Co-ordinator
Tel: 03 470 9688
- More information link
- View more information on the Postgraduate Programmes in Women's Health website
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Celia Devenish
Teaching Staff: Dr Dawn Miller, Dr Celia Devenish, Dr Peter Abels
- 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: Wednesday, 5 February - Thursday, 21 March 2019.
Examination: Wednesday, 27 March 2019, in the evening, in the town/city you enrolled as your semester address
N2: Tuesday, 2 July - Thursday, 15 August 2019
Examination: Wednesday, 21 August 2019, in the evening, in the town/city you enrolled as your semester address
- Introduction to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, by Professor Cindy Farquhar and Associate Professor Helen Roberts, University of Auckland
- 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.