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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 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

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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

libby.friel@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 364 4634 (Christchurch campus)

Teaching staff

Academic Co-ordinators: Dr Mary Hunter 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 in Christchurch.

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 (27 July 2020 - 28 August 2020)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

2nd Non standard period (5 October 2020 - 6 November 2020)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

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 Postgraduate Diploma 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 0.05
Points 15 points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (26 July 2021 - 17 October 2021), 2nd Non standard period (27 September 2021 - 19 December 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 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 course work and assessment, see the Teaching Arrangements section for the residential dates. 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, general practioners (GPs).

Enrolments for this paper are limited and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact

libby.friel@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 364 0469 (Christchurch campus)

Teaching staff

Academic Co-ordinators: Dr Mary Hunter and Dr Karyn Johnson
Invited lecturers will take some of the sessions.

Paper Structure

OBGY 719 revisits current issues and core skills in Women's Health. This paper is taught with a patient-centred focus. The paper consists of independent learning through:

  • conducting a literature search
  • pre-course reading
  • a three-day residential course in Christchurch that includes:
    • interactive case-based teaching and skills assessment workshops
    • a presentation of the Literature search including answering questions and providing a short one-page summary of the findings and a bibliography
    • an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and a short answer written exam
  • a reflective review of practice.
Teaching Arrangements

This paper centres around a three-day residential course held in Christchurch as follows;

N1 - September 1, 2, 3

N2 - November 3, 4, 5

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
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
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 medical management of sexual and reproductive health with low levels of complexity
  4. Demonstrate clinical expertise in the management of early gynaecological cancer diagnosis/screening, early pregnancy complications with appropriate consultation with a specialist
  5. Demonstrate self-learning in women’s health and other relevant areas of medical practice, including recognition of limits of their own knowledge and abilities.
  6. Understand the principles and practice of evidence-based medicine and research in a clinical setting.
  7. Understand the need to maintain knowledge and practice in order to provide up-to-date evidence-based care.
  8. Understand and explain the underlying physiology and pathology, and the available assessment and management options in order to provide safe and effective care.
  9. Solicit and accept constructive feedback
  10. Exhibit ethical attitudes and conduct
  11. Demonstrate values of fairness, empathy, acceptance, kindness, respect, and responsibility to and for all people.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (26 July 2021 - 17 October 2021)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other

2nd Non standard period (27 September 2021 - 19 December 2021)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Other