This 8 weeks module introduces students to the patho-physiology and pharmacology of different clinical conditions and disorders related to obstetrics and gynecology. Students will be able to understand normal and abnormal pregnancy and labor, operative deliveries, bleeding during pregnancy, use of ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, in addition to different medical diseases and complications that occur during pregnancy. Students will also be acquainted with topics related to genital prolapse and displacements, pelvic floor dysfunction, uterine fibroids, infertility and assisted reproductive techniques. In addition, they will be exposed to methods of contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding and cancers of the female genital tract. Students will learn how to do a focused history taking and how to perform physical and pelvic examination skills at a good standard, with the ability to competently diagnose and appropriately manage cases. Students will have programmed sessions in obstetrical and gynecological medical simulation.
Prerequisites: USRP301 Urinary System and Rep II, NESC303 Neurosciences, MSYS302 Multisystem I , MSYS304 Multisystem II , REPG306 Research Project.