Obstetrics and Gynecology

Course Title

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Course Code


Credit Hours

Semester 7 to10


The field of obstetrics & gynecology deals with women health particularly in relation to their reproductive health. It depends on broad understanding of basic and clinical science, critical thinking and problem solving, and exceptional professionalism and interpersonal skill in working with the health care team. This document is simply a road map for the areas of knowledge that students must master to obtain a broad education in obstetrics & gynaecology. This booklet contains information on clinical attachments, lecture series, tutorials, exam timetables and academic calendar for the clinical academic years. During the clinical training phase, students are encouraged to learn systematically about obstetrics & gynaecology and in depth about each patient. Through taking responsibility for patients - students will learn obstetrics & gynaecology best through active patient care. Training in Obstetrics & gynaecology during the clinical training phase first provides background information that will thereafter be built on through the cases, resource sessions, and clinical experiences in the various areas of the discipline. The streamer continues its focus on the medical professionalism cornerstones:

Course Contents

Section I. Introduction • Overview of Obstetrics & Ethical Issues • Maternal Anatomy • Reproductive Tract Abnormalities • Implantation, Embryogenesis, and Placental Development • Fetal Growth and development • Maternal Physiology • Parturition Section II. Normal pregnancy • Preconceptional Counseling • Antenatal Care • Community Obstetrics Section III. Abnormal pregnancy • High risk pregnancies/PG, Grandmultiparity • Abortion • Ectopic Pregnancy • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease • Obesity • Hypertensive disorders • Cardiovascular Disease • Pulmonary Disorders Section III. Abnormal pregnancy • Hematological Disorders • Thromboembolic Disorders • Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders • Gastrointestinal Disorders • Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Disorders • Diabetes • Thyroid and Other Endocrine Disorders • Connective-Tissue Disorders • Maternal Infections • Obstetrical Hemorrhage/APH • Disorders of Amniontic Fluid Volume • Preterm Birth/PROM • Postterm Pregnancy • Fetal Growth Disorders 1 • Multifetal Gestation • Malpresentation & Malposition • Breech Presentation • Abnormalities of the Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and • Membranes Section IV. Normal Labor and Delivery • Antepartum Assessment • Normal Labor and Delivery • Intrapartum Assessment • Obstetrical Anesthesia & Analgesia Section IV. Abnormal Labor and Delivery • Labor Induction • Abnormal Labor • Instrumental delivery • Cesarean Delivery • Prior Cesarean Delivery • General Considerations and Maternal Evaluation (pre+postoperative care) • Critical Care and Trauma • Obstetrical Hemorrhage/ Intrapartum & PostpartumHaemorrhage Section V. Fetal Medicine • Genetics & Prenatal Diagnosis • Fetal Imaging & Fetal Therapy • Teratology and Medications That Affect the Fetus • The Newborn Infant Section VI. The Puerperium • Normal Puerperium • Abnormal Puerperium Section V Gynaecology • Normal menstruation • Menstrual disorders • Menopause Section VI. Gynoendocrinology • Infertility • Family planning Section VII. Gynaecological Infection • Sexually transmitted diseases /Pelvic inflammatory diseases Section VIII. Gynaeoncology • Tumors of the uterus • Tumors of the Cervix/Vagina • Tumors of the ovaries • Vulval conditions • Breast conditions Section IX .Urogynaecology • Genital prolapse • Urinary disorders Section X. Operative Gynaecology • Common Gynaecological procedures








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