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Undergraduate Course: Obstetrics and Gynaecology (MBCH10004)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh Medical School CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits30 ECTS Credits15
SummaryRelevant anatomy, reproductive physiology and pathology will be taught and applied to the clinical setting. Anatomical and reproductive pathology issues are particularly highlighted in the core week's teaching. Relevant clinical skills will be addressed throughout the attachment. There will be an opportunity for specialist attachments for clinical experience and teaching in Genito Urinary Medicine, with adequate time for self-directed learning and work on the Obstetrics and Gynaecology portfolio case. It is emphasised that the clinical content is equally taught irrespective of site of attachment.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2015/16, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 300 ( Lecture Hours 17, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 16, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 7, External Visit Hours 6, Summative Assessment Hours 5, Other Study Hours 30, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 6, Placement Study Abroad Hours 192, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 21 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 50 %
Additional Information (Assessment) - MCQ 50%; - OSCE 50%;
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Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Obstetrics & Gynaecology1:30
Resit Exam Diet (August)Obstetrics & Gynaecology1:30
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JanuaryObstetrics & Gynaecology1:30
Outwith Standard Exam Diets SeptemberObstetrics & Gynaecology1:30
Outwith Standard Exam Diets SeptemberObstetrics & Gynaecology OSCE5:00
Outwith Standard Exam Diets JanuaryObstetrics & Gynaecology OSCE5:00
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Obstetrics & Gynaecology OSCE5:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)Obstetrics & Gynaecology OSCE1:30
Learning Outcomes
Intended learning objectives are: acquire a basic understanding of the knowledge, skills and attitudes associated with reproductive medicine as detailed in this guide. acquire the clinical skills necessary to practice medicine safely and competently. develop attitudes to patients, colleagues and staff that are mature and appropriate for a clinical practitioner. gain a broad experience of clinical obstetrics and gynaecology practice, witnessing both normal and abnormal processes and common investigative and therapeutic practices and gaining an appreciation of how disease and modern therapies impact upon patients and families. assimilate knowledge, clinical skills, attitudes and experience, reflecting and reviewing the practice of staff, both nursing and medical, thus allowing the development of an appropriate but personal clinical style. experience active research in our specialty, thereby appreciating the importance to our profession and our patients of on-going learning and development at both personal and professional levels.
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Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information A week of core integrated teaching. Clinical experience will be acquired during a 6 week attachment. Clinical experience will be complemented with core tutorials and opportunities for self-directed learning.
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Course organiserDr Colin Duncan
Course secretaryMiss Judith Bryce
Tel: (0131 6)50 3190
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