Gynecology & Obstetrics

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course of obstetrics & gynaecology the undergraduate medical students will be able to:
> provide proper care in managing women’s health including pregnancy, labour and puerperium and to ensure maternal and neonatal health and well being and give proper advices.
> diagnose and manage patients with common obstetrical and gynaecological problems.
> describe the basic concept of Counselling and counsel the women in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
> refer high risk cases appropriately.
> resuscitate new born babies and impart proper care.
> initiate & promote infant & young child feeding practices including exclusive breast feeding
> demonstrate appropriate attitude required to practise obstetrics and gynaecology.
> demonstrate an understanding about the impact of socio-cultural beliefs and environmental factors on women in pregnancy, labour and puerperium including their overall reproductive health.
> counsel and motivate women about contraception and family planning, and women’s right.
> be acquainted with ongoing programme to reduce maternal mortality & morbidity.
> value the ethical issues in obstetrics and gynaecology.

List of Competencies to acquire:

> History taking, communication skill, obstetrical examination, gynaecological examination.
> Diagnosis of common clinical problems
> Preparation of a patient before anaesthesia
> Writing a discharge certificate after
– Normal delivery
– Caesarean section
– D & C
– Evacuation of mole
– Hysterectomy
> Care of antenatal patients
> Care of postnatal patient
– Appropriate technique of breast feeding including position and attachment.
– Demonstation of complementary feeding- amount, frequency, content of food
> Management of normal labour
> 1st stage, 2nd stage & 3rd stage (AMTSL)
> Skill about Episiotomy
> PPH management
> Management of EclampsiaShock management
> Writing a BT order
> Blood transfusion note
> Insertion of a cannula
> Catheterization
> Drawing of blood
> Hand washing
> Wearing of gloves
> Identification of instruments/suture materials
> Trolly preparation for major & minor surgery