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OBJECTIVES - Upon completion of the Obstetrics & Gynaecology course you should be able to: - take a history, carry out a thorough physical examination, obtain and interpret the relevant investigations and be able to recognise the common disorders of the female reproductive system; - competently handle emergency situations until such time as a more experienced person becomes available; - handle common gynaecological disorders seen in primary care practice and to carry out those practical procedures involved in preventative care; - understand antenatal and postnatal care of normal women and be able to recognise deviations from the normal; - consult the relevant literature and persons in order to be able to practice evidence based medicine; - carry out the specific procedures identified in the specific behavioural objectives. Learning will be based primarily on clinical experiences during attachments to O&G units in one of the Faculty's clinical schools. This will be supported by a lecture and tutorial program. Assessment will include satisfactory completion of the generic learning plan, observed patient assessments and a literature review.


Faculty of Medicine

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Summer Canberra, Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



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