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|
|Subject||Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology|
|Points||18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (2 April 2019 - 11 June 2019), 2nd Non standard period (27 August 2019 - 24 October 2019)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,680.90|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,921.70|
- OBGX 713
- 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 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, 2 April - Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Examination: Wednesday, 13 June 2018, in the evening, in the town/city you enrolled as your semester address.
N2: Tuesday, 27 August - Thursday, 24 October 2019
Examination: Wednesday, 6 November 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
- 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.