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Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine

OBST: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

OBST 430 (6) Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Clerkship
Common problems in ambulatory care and surgical gynaecology. Clinical experience in the delivery of antenatal care including high-risk conditions, as well as intrapartum and post-partum care. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: All of Medicine I and Medicine II.
OBST 501 (3) Reproductive Endocrinology I
Neuroendocrine regulation of reproduction, regulation of the ovarian and testicular function. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 502 (3) Physiology of the Mother, Fetus and Newborn
Functional development of the placenta and major organ systems in the fetal and newborn period in man and animals. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 503 (3) Fetal and Perinatal Metabolism
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: Knowledge of fetal growth and development, physiology, pathology of labour.
OBST 504 (3) Reproductive Endocrinology II
Lectures and seminars on cellular processes in hormone secretion, steroid biosynthesis, steroid transport and metabolism, mechanism of hormone action, prostaglandins in reproduction. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 505 (6) Experimental Techniques in Reproductive Biology
Laboratory course on: cell and organ cultures, radioimmunoassay of steroid and protein hormones and prostaglandins, in vitro fertilization, neuroendocrine techniques, techniques to study fetuses, techniques for metabolic studies in newborn animals. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 506 (3) Seminars in Reproductive Biology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 507 (3) Perinatal Epidemiology
Indicators of maternal/newborn well-being across population subgroups, changing trends in obstetrical intervention, perinatal morbidity, and the analysis of perinatal data. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Corequisite: One of OBST 502, OBST 504.
Equivalency: SPPH 537.
OBST 549 (18) M.Sc. Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
OBST 649 (0) Doctoral Dissertation

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