Common Gynaecological & Urogynaecological Condition - SWCH9013

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Women's and Children's Health

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Women's Health Medicine program only (7014 & 9014)

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course, aims to examine the epidemiology, symptoms and management of a variety of common gynaecological and urogynaecological conditions from the perspective of their potential impact on reproductive health outcomes. It is likely to be most relevant to those working primarily in a reproductive health setting-in particular gynaecologists, sexual health physicians, primary care physicians and family planning practitioners as well as nurses, counselors and scientists with a special interest in this field.

The Following Topics will be covered by this course:
  • Pelvic pain - Structural & functional issue & diagnosis
  • Management & future directions of pelvic pain
  • Approches & diagnosis to abnormal bleeding
  • Management and future directions of abnormal bleeding
  • An overview of the physiology of micturition
  • Urinary Pain- Recurrent bacterial cystitis and Painful bladder syndrome
  • An overview of the Anatomy of Genitourinary Prolapse
  • Urinary Incontinence-Diagnosis and Conservative Management
  • Overview of surgical therapies/complications

Course Aims
This course aims to examine various common gynaecological and urogynaecological conditions with particular emphasis on their impact on reproductive health.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students should be able to:
  1. Describe the potential impact of various common gynaecological and urogynaecological conditions and apply this knowledge to situations likely to be encountered in clinical practice.
  2. Confidently discuss the investigation and management of various common gynaecological and urogynaecological conditions
  3. Provide competent, evidence-based and balanced advice to patients/clients presenting with a range of common gynaecological and urogynaecological conditions.
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