cod. 15754

Academic year 2018/19
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Ginecologia e ostetricia (MED/40)
Interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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course unit

Learning objectives

This course is aimed at providing the student with the basic knowledge and comprehension of the covered topics and allowing a practical applications of these contents within the future professional work


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Course unit content

The 10 groups classification system as a tool to evaluate the appropriateness of Cesarean delivery. Induction of labor: methods and clinical indications. Post-term pregnancy: how to monitor the fetal wellbeing. The meconium stained amniotic fluid in labor: clinical significance and management. Abnormal labor course: fetal malpositions and malpresentations. The instrumental vaginal delivery and the cesarean section: technique, indications and complications. The perineal tears: prevention, diagnosis and surgical treatment. The trial of labor after cesarean. Postpartum medical disorders: prevention and treatment of thromboembolism and sepsis

Full programme

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Pescetto - De Cecco - Pecorari - Ragni. Ginecologia e ostetricia. Seu Edit. 2009. Opera in due volumi. Slides and material provided by the teacher

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons, interactive lessons and group work. Slides and audiovisual material

Assessment methods and criteria

The student’s knowledge, topics’ comprehension and her/his skill to apply them on the occupational contexts will be evaluated by questions on the topics related to the course content. Failed answer to one or more questions or proved insufficiency of the basic knowledge on the subject will preclude the successful completion of the exam. In case of completion of the exam, an evaluation that contributes to the final grade of the course will be defined and it will be based on the achievement of the objectives (excellent, good, fair, fully sufficient, barely sufficient).

Other information

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