Gynecology and Obstetrics
The main purposes of the CU are the achievement of knowledge, skills and attitudes for womens health promotion, taking into account the specific needs and socio-cultural characteristics of each woman.
· At the end of the course students should have acquired knowledge on family planning, preconcepcional counseling, gynecological cancer screening, normal pregnancy surveillance, infertility, major obstetric and gynecological pathologies.
At the end of the CU, students should be able to collect patient´s medical history and perform an obstetric and gynecological examination; collect cervical-vaginal smears; provide prenatal care in low-risk gestations and recognize high risk pregnancies; recognize symptoms and signs of labor; establish a plan research, formulate diagnostic hypotheses and propose therapy for current situations in Gynecology and obstetrics; recognize obstetric emergencies.
Prof.ª Doutora Fátima Serrano
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 8ª ed, 2018. Beckmann et al (ACOG). Wolkers Kluer. ISBN 978-1496353092
Medicina Materno-Fetal 5ª ed, 2017. Luís Mendes da Graça. Lidel Edições Técnicas, Lda. ISBN9789897522888
Programa Nacional para a vigilância da gravidez de baixo risco -
Saúde Reprodutiva / Infertilidade (Orientações/DGS)
Saúde Reprodutiva /Planeamento Familiar (Orientações/DGS)
Consenso sobre Contraceção - Sociedade Portuguesa de Contraceção.
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This Curricular Unit involves lectures, simulation classes at skills laboratory, Workshops and a clinical hospital component.
· Lectures: on main topics in obstetrics and gynecology, involve student´s debate.
· Simulation classes, Workshops and Seminars: Students learn how to obtain a medical history, as well as to perform basic procedures in obstetrics and Gynecology. Involve the discussion of clinical cases. Seminars consist of students presentation of topics previously prepared, followed by teachers discussion.
Clinical Component: Daily clinic hospital activities with tutors supervision. Teacher/student ratio is 1/3.
Final classification is in a scale of 0 to 20. Fifty per cent of this value is obtained from the evaluation on clinical practice, taking into account parameters such as attendance, punctuality, participation, clinical reasoning, knowledge and skills. It will be complemented by an oral presentation and discussion of a clinical history and Logbook. The remaining 50% (theoretic evaluation) is obtained in a multiple-choice exam to be answered in Medquizz platform at the end of the semester. For approval at UC a minimum 9.5 classification values in each of the components (practical and theoretical) is mandatory. Approval in the clinical practice is necessary for admittance to the theoretical exam.
Menstrual cycle, conception and implantation. The fetoplacental unit. Maternal adaptation to pregnancy. Fetal growth. Medical history in obstetrics and gynecology. Preconception and antepartum care. Multifetal gestation. Prenatal diagnosis. Bleeding in the first half of pregnancy. Preterm labor. Premature preterm rupture of membranes. Infections and pregnancy. Bleeding in the second half of pregnancy. Hypertensive, renal, cardiac, endocrine diseases and pregnancy. Anemia. Labor: fetal monitoring; normal and dystocic delivery. Puerperium. Sexual and reproductive health. Contraception. Amenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding. Pain and infection in Gynecology. Pelvic support defects and urinary incontinence. Infertility and endometriosis. Menopause. Gynecologic cancer. Breast pathology.
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