Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Medicine

School

Medicine Faculty

Units

3

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

40 Contact hours

Prerequisite

MEDI7212, MEDI7222, MEDI7232 and MEDI7242 or MEDI7202

Restricted

MD students only

Assessment methods

Standardised Clinical Examination, MCQ Examination, Clinical Participation Assessment.

Course coordinator

Professor Sailesh Kumar

Work Integrated Learning

Industry Placements

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 (Standard) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 (MR1) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 (Standard) Herston Internal Course Profile

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

By the end of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology course, students will have developed their knowledge, skills, personal attributes and acquired further clinical skills in women's health. Students are assigned to an Obstetrics and Gynaecology unit in a hospital within a Clinical School for six weeks of work-integrated learning during the course. Students will be an active participant of the medical team involved in the patient's care during this period, and will be expected to discuss problems and management plans using critical reasoning. Students are instructed how to take a patient's history and perform a physical examination. Students will learn about progress in labour and technique of normal delivery. It is expected that students will achieve a solid foundation to critically evaluate issues in women's health and reproductive health care.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 (MR1) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 (MR2) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 (MR3) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 (MR4) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 (MR5) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 (MR1) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 (MR2) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 (MR3) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 (MR4) Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 (MR5) Herston Internal Course Profile