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OBGY712 Pre and Early Pregnancy Care

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Fundamental knowledge and skills for care of women planning pregnancy or wishing to avoid pregnancy, including contraception, pre-pregnancy counselling, antenatal education, the provision of antenatal care, and early pregnancy complications.

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
Paper code OBGY712
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.15
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (2 February 2021 - 18 March 2021) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (29 June 2021 - 12 August 2021) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,733.40
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,404.40

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Restriction
OBGX 712
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 and sexual health physicians, and those doctors considering a future in sexual and reproductive health, 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: Ask Otago: 0800 808 098

Teaching staff

Convenor: Dr Celia Devenish
Teaching Staff: Emma Macfarlene, Dr Celia Devenish, Dr Peter Abels, Kay Faulls

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 February - Thursday, 18 March 2021
Examination: Wednesday, 24 March 2021, online delivery

N2: Tuesday, 29 June - Thursday, 12 August 2021
Examination: Wednesday, 18 August 2021, online delivery

Textbooks

There is no single textbook for this paper. Readings will be provided for students to access via the Library, with additional readings and other multimedia material provided via Moodle.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (2 February 2021 - 18 March 2021)

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

2nd Non standard period (29 June 2021 - 12 August 2021)

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

Fundamental knowledge and skills for care of women planning pregnancy or wishing to avoid pregnancy, including contraception, pre-pregnancy counselling, antenatal education, the provision of antenatal care, and early pregnancy complications.

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
Paper code OBGY712
Subject Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology
EFTS 0.15
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (18 January 2022 - 18 April 2022) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (14 June 2022 - 12 September 2022) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
OBGX 712
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 and sexual health physicians, and those doctors considering a future in sexual and reproductive health, 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: Ask Otago: 0800 808 098

Teaching staff

Convenor: Dr Kate Coffey
Teaching Staff: Emma Macfarlane, Dr Celia Devenish, Kate Hulme

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: Examination: Saturday 2 April, 2022 online delivery

N2: Examination: Saturday 27 August, 2022 online delivery

Textbooks

There is no single textbook for this paper. Readings will be provided for students to access via the Library, with additional readings and other multimedia material provided via Moodle.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this paper, students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate clinical expertise in the management of pre-pregnancy, antenatal and postnatal care with low levels of complexity. 
  2. Demonstrate clinical expertise in consultation with a specialist in the management of all levels of intrapartum care and in pre-pregnancy, antenatal, and postnatal care with moderate levels of complexity. 
  3. Demonstrate clinical expertise in the management of early gynaecological cancer diagnosis/screening, early pregnancy complications with appropriate consultation with a specialist. 
  4. Demonstrate self-learning in women’s health and other relevant areas of medical practice, including recognition of limits of their own knowledge and abilities. 
  5. Understand and explain underlying physiology and pathology, and the available assessment and management options in order to provide safe and effective care. 
  6. Solicit and accept constructive feedback.  
  7. Demonstrate values of fairness, empathy, acceptance, kindness, respect, and responsibility to and for all people. 

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (18 January 2022 - 18 April 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (14 June 2022 - 12 September 2022)

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