Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics

Basic Science

  • Clinical anatomy of the pelvis and reproductive tract
  • Conception, Fertilisation and Implantation
  • Maternal Physiology
    • Endocrinology; Haemodynamics; CVS/Resp; Genital tract and breast; other
  • The Placenta and Foetal Membranes
  • Normal Foetal Growth
  • Puerperium and Lactation

Normal labour

Clinical Skills

Core Clinical Problems

Clinical situations/conditions

 

Gynaecology

Basic Science

  • Anatomy of the female genital tract
  • Anatomy of the pelvis (inc blood supply in relation to other organs)
    • Pelvic floor
  • The Menstrual Cycle
  • Menopause

Clinical Skills

Conditions/Disorders

  • Malformations of the genital tract
  • Disorders of sexual development
    • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    • Androgen insensitivity syndrome
  • Sexually transmitted infections and Pelvic inflammatory disease
    • Chlamydia
    • Herpes simplex virus
    • Gonorrhoea
    • Syphilis
    • Trichomonas
    • Human Papilloma virus
    • Bacterial vaginosis
    • Candidiasis
    • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
  • Menstruation-related
    • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
    • Premenstrual syndrome
    • Endometriosis
  • Premature menopause
  • Urogynaecology
    • Urinary incontinence
      • Stress incontinence
      • Overactive bladder
    • Pelvic organ prolapse
      • Vaginocele
      • Rectocele
      • Cystocele
  • Neoplasis
    • Benign neoplasms of the lower genital tract
    • Benign neoplasms of the uterus
      • Fibroids
    • Benign ovarian tumours
    • Cervical cancer
      • Screening
      • CIN/CGIN
    • Ovarian cancer
    • Endometrial hyperplasia and cancer
    • Vulval cancer
      • VIN
  • Skin/soft tissue conditions
    • Lichen sclerosis
    • Atrophic vaginitis

Contraception and Sterilisation

  • The combined oral contraceptive
  • The progesterone-only oral contraceptive
  • Implant
  • Mirena Coil
  • Injection
  • Barrier
  • Emergency contraception
  • Options for female sterilisation

Presenting Complaints/Core Clinical Problems

Management/Pharmacology

  • Hormone replacement therapy

 

Breast Disease

Basic science

  • Breast development and lactation
  • Anatomy

Presenting complaints

  • Breast lumps
  • Breast pain
  • Skin changes
  • Discharge

Clinical Skills/Investigation

  • History and Examination
  • Screening for cancer and one stop clinics

Conditions

  • Benign breast lumps
  • Breast cancer
  • Paget’s disease
  • Mastitis and Breast Abscess

Management

  • Mastectomy and Breast lump excisions
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