1. Knowledge and understanding. Functioning of cognitive and motivational processes as base of patients behavior. Fetal and neonatal development, neurological plasticity. Verbal and non-verbal communication, functioning of groups, processes of social influence.
2. Students will be able to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in dealing with medical-surgery issues in interdisciplinary contexts and will be able to interact with patients, their families, and health care personnel. They must be able to tolerate physically workloads to function effectively under stress, and to display flexibility and adaptability to changing environments. Obstetrics will be able to work thoughtfully and skillfully under pressure and variable work schedules. They will enjoy practicing both medicine and surgery showing clinical acumen along with dexterity, precision.
3. Independence of judgment. Students will develop critical thinking skills and independent judgment with respect to the clinical protocols including reflection on social and ethical responsibilities.
4.Communication skills. Students will be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with patients, their families, and members of the health care team. They will be able to obtain a medical history in a culturally competent manner, interpret non-verbal aspects of communication, establish therapeutic relationships with patients and to recognize and regulate cognitive and emotional processes associated with stress and pain.
5. Learning ability. Students will be able to contribute to collaborative learning environments, accepting constructive feedback from others and taking personal responsibility for making appropriate positive changes. Students will be able to upgrade from reliable sources and to continue their professional development on their own.