OBST 7543

Acting Intern General Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Janell Lopez
Course Coordinator
lope0165@umn.edu

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    Catalog Description: Advanced clinical course in General OB/GYN for Year Four medical students consisting of enhanced four-week experience in OB/GYN and mature womans OB/GYN health. All students will participate in clinical procedures, deliveries, and surgical operations. Students will participate in didactic activities and lead one presentation on a top of interest in OB/GYN. Students may be on a day/night float schedule or traditional call during Labor and Delivery.

    MS4 selecting OB/GYN or Family Medicine with OB specialities may take this course

    Periods offered and Course Capacity: Capacity is based on less than or = to one OBST 7500 student on site. This course will not be offered in periods S2 and F1.

    Sites: 

    View site addresses by clicking on the site name below or visiting the site codes table.

    Site Code

    Site Name

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    ES-1008

    Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center

     



    Required session attendance: Orientation and Didactics

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: Estimated: 1 L&D day, 2-3 OR days (depending on the night of L&D), 1 Office Day.  Approx:  12 hours on L&D, 8 hours in OR, and 8 hours in clinic.  Total is about 44-50 hours a week.

    Direct patient care: Yes

    Consent Requirement (arranged or open to student scheduling):  Arranged.  Please submit a request to schedule using the form linked below.

    OBST Arranged Electives Form

    Course Objectives: This course will advance the student’s knowledge/skill level to intern residency level of obstetrics and gynecology and care of the female patient.  Objectives for the course are:

    • Students will demonstrate competency on first assist with cesarean section and gynecologic surgeries
    • Students will develop competency and demonstrate performance of cervical exams in labor with preceptor confirmation
    • Students will have increased responsibilities managing and treating patients on labor floor, more responsibility for patient care than in the core blocks
    • Students will increase understanding of indications for obstetric and gynecologic surgeries
    • Students will acquire intern-level skills for assisting with surgeries
    • Students will increase competency with delivering babies with preceptor guidance
    • Students will acquire knowledge and develop appropriate management plans regarding full spectrum of women’s health, including common and more complex obstetric and gynecologic conditions and diseases

    Graded Components: Clinical assessment by attending, Attendance at orientation and any required didactics, grade of topic presentation. 

    Grading Scale: H/E/S/N

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    Course Personnel: Dr. Brianne Brandt-Griffith, brianne.brandt-griffith@essentiahealth.org

    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type: N/A

    Course equivalency: N/A

    Related curricular experience: N/A

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    Course evaluation: MedHub