GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS (B)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course of gynecology and obstetrics aims to enable the student to know and to understand the essential elements of etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment and therapy of the main pathological situations of interest also obstetrics and gynecology in order to allow the student capacity to use the knowledge and understanding gained in identifying the problems of patients linked to the status of person suffering from diseases of medical and surgical nel'ambito obstetrics and gynecology and then prepare a care plan appropriately.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology.
Course contents summary
The first lessons cover general topics such as the physiology of the menstrual cycle, physiology of pregnancy and the physiology of menopause. The second part of the course is devoted to the discussion of the basic elements of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent diseases of pregnancy and fertile period. The third part of the course deals with the etiology and pathophysiology of the most important diseases of pregnancy and the female genitalia.
Amenorre and menopause
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Fetal origin of adult disease
Physiology of pregnancy
Benign tumors of the uterus
Neoplasms vulva and vagina
Pathology III quarter
Diseases of the trophoblast
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Thrombophilia and pregnancy
- Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Giorgio Bolis. Editions EdiSES 2011
- Reproductive Endocrinology. Sixth Edition - Yen and Jaffe's - Strauss, Barbieri - Saunders Elsevier
The student at the end of the course, using the knowledge of anatomy, biology, physiology and general pathology, previously acquired, will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding about:
a) the pathophysiologic phenomena that are the basis of events such as the physiology and pathology of the pains of childbirth and the afterbirth
b) the most frequent complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium, such as breakthrough bleeding and postpartum infectious and thromboembolic complications of childbirth and breastfeeding
c) the causes and consequences of major gynecological and obstetric disorders such as amenorrhea, endometriosis, gynecological bleeding, ectopic pregnancies, abortion, the grinding wheel vesicular, the uterine myomas and neoplastic disease of the cervix, uterus , ovary, vulva and vagina
d) special attention will be given to screening of cervical disease and cancer of the uterine body.
The student also applying the knowledge and understanding acquired shall be able, even collaborating with other professionals, to contribute to the prevention of obstetric and gynecological complications, to identify problems related to obstetrical and gynecological diseases and to prepare an appropriate care plan.
Assessment methods and criteria
The assessment of the achievement of the objectives of the integrated course of gynecology and obstetrics provides an oral examination. Through questions about the contents of the course will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the content. Through questions on strategies of prevention and preparation of a plan of care will be determined whether the student has achieved the aim of applying the acquired knowledge.