Elective Title: 02GO701 — OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
This elective will provide the student experience in patient care through observation and hands-on in the office, in both Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the private practice setting. The student will assist in the management of patients in labor and assist at delivery. Instruction and observation of common gynecologic problems will be a part of this elective, including assisting at gynecologic surgery.
Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (email@example.com)
Director: Keith Davis, M.D.
Campus: Fort Wayne
Other Faculty: Women's Health Advantage, Dr. Geoffrey Cly
- 1) Assess laboring and postpartum patients (PC1)
- 2) Evaluate and treat patients with common obstetric and gynecologic complaints (PC3)
- 3) Create a patient care plan, demonstrating an understanding of the problem, physiology behind the problem, and research the problem for evidence based care (MK5)
- Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Observation by preceptors and course director) 1. The students will be required to evaluate new patients in the office and hospital settings. The student will orally present their findings in the office. In the hospital setting, formal history, physicals and consult notes will be written for evaluation. Included in the evaluation of patients will be basic interpretation of radiographs. 2. Students will assist in the assessment and management of patients in the emergency room. Evaluation and initial management of injured patients will be discussed with expectations of oral presentations. 3. Students will be expected to write progress notes and assist in the admission and discharge of hospitalized patients. The notes will be evaluated for completeness and accuracy by attending staff.
Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status; OB/GYN clerkship must be completed
Availability with Max Students per Month:
Duty Hours: 40
Time Distribution: 95% Clinical; 5% Lecture/Seminar
Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice
Notes and Enrollment Information:
THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Fort Wayne electives must go thru the Fort Wayne campus coordinators.
Third Year Elective? Yes
Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning
Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: Yes
Skills Description: Depending on the time of the rotation, students can work with nurse practioner students, physician assistant students, or family practice residents.
Service Learning Included: None