Preceptorship in Family Medicine Obstetrics
Catalog Description: This course provides an overview of family medicine obstetrics, or maternity care in both the clinic and in the hospital. Students are responsible for taking the initiative to find pregnant patients in clinic, and will be assigned to call one time per week. Additionally, the student will be given time to research one topic of interest and complete a one-page summary.
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Students go to both sites
Required session attendance:
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm; call is required one time per week
Direct patient care: Yes
Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling
Course Objectives: By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:
- participate in the prenatal care of a pregnant patient.
- describe a "quick look" fetal ultrasound.
- demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the healthcare team approach, i.e., social services, nurse educator, and home healthcare.
- describe nurse midwifery.
- read a fetal heart tracing.
- display a working knowledge of the Cochrane Database.
Graded Components: Clinical Assessment by attending
Grading Scale: P/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed
Limited to Student Type: No
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience:
Course evaluation: MedHub