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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|
|Subject||Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology|
|Points||6 points 6 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (27 July 2020 - 28 August 2020), 2nd Non standard period (5 October 2020 - 6 November 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$571.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,072.60|
- OBGX 719
- Limited to
- PGCertWHlth, PGDipOMG
- (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
- 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.
Tel: 03 364 4634 (Christchurch campus)
- More information link
- View more information about OBGY 719
- Teaching staff
- 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
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 in Christchurch.
- 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,
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:
- Interpret basic antenatal screening tests
- Initiate management of obstetric emergencies
- Describe the presentation and significance of preeclampsia
- Take an appropriate history and initiate management of: pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding, urinary incontinence and fertility delay
- Recognise features of gynaecological malignancy
- Give advice regarding emergency and other contraception
- Describe problems that may arise in the first six weeks of life