TThe Obstetrics and Gynecology course involves the supervision and appropriate intervention during, normal and complicated pregnancy and delivery, as well as the recognition, prevention, management and surveillance of diseases affecting reproductive health in women.
The course gives students understanding, basic knowledge and skills in epidemiology,
pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common problems in obstetrics and
gynecology; reproductive health matters, including family planning, infertility and maternal care, emphasizing wellness and prevention in addition to treatment of disease. The aim of the course is to attain standards of knowledge and practical skills adequate to start postgraduate training in medicine and reach level of competence defined in the Log Book. The course graduates should be able to keep with international standards of patient care by reaching high level of clinical skills, bedside care skills, surgical skills, in addition to updated medical knowledge. The students learning outcomes and competences mainly cover medical knowledge and skills to evaluate the data about the follow-up of pregnancy and birth, and the management of the gynecological diseases, to get the new information and to make decisions for similar situations, to perform the gynecological procedures. The students will achieve the appropriate attitude.
The practice should help reaching high level of clinical skills, bedside care skills, surgical skills in diagnostics and treatment of pathologies:
Pysiological changes during pregnancy
Drugs use during pregnancy and lactation
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Hypertension in pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy
Bleeding disorders with pregnancy
Analgesia & anaesthesia in labour
Uterine action in pregnancy (normal and abnormal )
Perineal vaginal & cervical injuries
Antepartum hemorrhage (Placenta previa )
Antepartum hemorrhage (Abruptio placentae )
Shock in obstetrics
Venous thrombosis in obstetrics
Induction of abortion & labour
Dysmaturity and Prematurity
Ultrasound in obstetrics
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies
Functional uterine bleeding
Climacteric and HRT
Dysmenorrhoea, Premenstrual syndroma
Assisted reproductive techniques ART
Vaginitis and vulvitis
Sexually Transmitted diseases
Tumours & masses of vulva & vagina
Malignant diseases of body of uterus – carcinoma
Fibromyomata treatment and modern trends
Vaginal smear and colposcopy
Contraception (pills )
Contraception (I.U.D )
Contraception (other methods )
ROB, Lukáš, Alois MARTAN and Karel CITTERBART. Gynekologie. 2., dopl. a přeprac. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2008. xxiv, 319. ISBN 978-80-7262-501-7. info
ČECH, Evžen, Zdeněk HÁJEK, Karel MARŠÁL and Bedřich SRP. Porodnictví. 2., přepracované a doplně. Praha: Grada, 2007. 544 s. ISBN 80-247-1303-9. info
OATS, Jeremy and Suzanne ABRAHAM. Llewellyn-Jones fundamentals of obstetrics and gynaecology. 8th ed. New York: Mosby, 2005. x, 365 s. ISBN 0-7234-3329-1. info
Essential obstetrics and gynaecology. Edited by E. Malcolm Symonds - Ian M. Symonds - Robert Britton. 4th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2004. vii, 394 s. ISBN 0-443-07147-0. info
Teaching and learning is scheduled into three blocks. Each block is planned for 5 working days in the inpatients and outpatients facilities of the Ob/Gyn department. The teaching process starts from 07h00 and lasts to 13h00. Teaching schedule includes theoretical session, teaching and learning with simulators and patients and students formative assessment of clinical case.
Continuous - Completion of a log-book, including the elaboration and discussion of a clinical history.
Final - Resolution of one clinical problem with simulators, instruments and equipment, in the presence of the teachers, with a maximal duration of 10 minutes. Special oral theoretical assessment to improve the classification, performed whenever possible by the discipline coordinator or another teacher. It may be substituted by a written elaboration or presentation of a paper (letter to the Editor, case report, review or original research).
Language in which the course is taught
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.