Obstetrics and Gynecology

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide an adequate basic knowledge for the protection of women's health under a gender perspective. In particular, the course aims to achieve the specific educational objectives of pathophysiology with a preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic profile of: main functional and organic alterations (benign and non-benign) of the female genital apparatus, male and female fertility, procreation, pregnancy, prenatal morbidity, delivery, breastfeeding and puerperium, and menopause.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student must show an adequate theoretical knowledge in the field of the physiopathology of human reproduction, obstetric and gynecological pathology (benign and non-benign). The student must also have acquired basic notions of diagnostics and therapy, in order to allowing: adequate framing of the main obstetric and gynecological problems, applications in the field of obstetric-gynecological first aid and collaboration and differential diagnosis with other medical specialties.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

The lessons of the first semester will take place in mixed mode:
- in presence in the classroom with a limited number of students, who have booked themselves using Google Form and at the same time in synchrony through the "Teams platform" for students not present;
- the student is obliged to wear the surgical mask for the entire duration of his stay in the classroom and to sit in the free seats respecting the alternation of one occupied seat, one free seat, one occupied seat per single row;
- the lessons will also be video-recorded to allow students unable for documented needs to follow them in sync and made available on the teacher's Ariel / Teams website;
- the lessons will take place at the Vialba center as usual

Students must enter from the main atrium of the Lita Vialba teaching pavilion and undergo body temperature measurement using a Thermo-scanner. The entry / exit routes are differentiated and marked
Course syllabus
Anatomy of the reproductive system
Physiology of the functioning of the female endocrine system
Pathology of the female endocrine system
Benign uterine pathologies
Uterine and ovarian tumors, PAP test
Physiological changes of the pregnant woman
Growth and well-being of the fetus
Pathology of fetal growth
Gestational diabetes
Twin pregnancies
Hypertensive pathologies in pregnancy and HEELP
Infections in pregnancy
Feeding time
Assisted reproduction
Gynecological and obstetric surgical emergencies
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of biological, physiology, anatomy is required
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Manuale di Ostetricia e Ginecologia di G Bolis
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written and oral exam with multiple questions
MED/40 - OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY - University credits: 5
Lessons: 60 hours