OBST 7542

Advanced OB/Gyn: Urogynecology

Contact

Heidi Fods
Course Coordinator
obmed@umn.edu

Campus
Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
Requirement
MS Year
Hands-On
Terms Offered
Credits
Prerequisites

Successful completion of MS3 core clerkships

Details

Catalog Description:  Students will receive in-depth exposure to diagnosis and management of female pelvic floor disorders. It is recommended that students take this course in Period SP3 or SP4 of year 3 or during year 4. Students will be under the guidance of the Urogynecology faculty. Students will be involved in both the inpatient and outpatient care of Urogynecology practice including the diagnosis and treatment of: urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, pelvic and bladder pain. Students will see urodynamic studies, office and surgical cystoscopy, complex surgical correction of pelvic floor disorders including sacral neuromodulation, midurethral slings, and sacralcolpopexy.

Sites:  

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Site Code

Site Name

Notes

CO-1024

Clinics and Surgery Center

Urology Clinic

UMMC - West Bank - East Building

Students go to both sites

Required session attendance:  

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  Students work closely with the Urogynecology Staff. Student will be involved with inpatient and outpatient care of the Urogynecology practice. Overnight call is not assigned, but can be taken at discretion of student.  Student schedule will be assigned prior to rotation.  Schedule will be a Monday - Friday schedule. Clinical and Surgical days may vary weekly.  Typical times are:

  • Clinic:  8:00am-5:00pm
  • Surgical and Rounding:  7:00am - 5:00pm

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement (arranged or open to student scheduling): Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives: Students will have direct responsibility for the initial evaluation and counseling of patients and write and will be expected to write notes and orders documenting that care. By the end of this rotation, students will:

  1. Understand the evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence

  2. Discuss the nonsurgical and surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse

  3. Summarize the the risks and benefits of surgical treatment of female pelvic floor disorders

Graded Components:  Clinical assessment by attending

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N

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Allow repetition of course:  Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type:  No

Course equivalency:  N/A

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