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645E Ob/Gyn Clinic

This rotation is not accepting international students

 

Course Description: The student will provide primary screening of obstetrical and gynecological outpatients on a rotation basis, under direct supervision of OB/GYN residents and attending staff.

Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Prerequisites: UC Irvine students must have successfully completed their basic science curriculum and the Ob/Gyn Core Clerkship.  Extramural students must be in the final year of undergraduate medical education.

Restrictions: This rotation is not accepting international students

Elective Director: Mark Vuchinich M.D., UC Irvine Medical Center, Department of Ob/Gyn, 101 The City Drive South, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA 92868 (714) 456-5616

Instructing Faculty: Service Attending, and Chief Resident

Course Website: None

Who to Report to on First Day: Glenda Arciniega

Location to Report on First Day: UC Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, South, Building 56, Suite 800, Department of Ob/Gyn Medical Education Office, Orange

Time to Report on First Day: 8:30 am

Site Coordinator:  Glenda Arciniega, UC Irvine Medical Center, Department of Ob/Gyn, 101 The City Drive South, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA  92868 (714) 456-6707 gwatson@uci.edu

Site: UC Irvine Medical Center and  Family Health Center - Santa Ana

Periods Available: Throughout the year

Duration: 2 to 4 weeks

Number of Students: 2

Scheduling Coordinator:  UC Irvine students please email comsched@uci.edu or call (714) 456-5176 to make a scheduling appointment. Please read the following information carefully. Any student enrolled at a U.S. LCME medical school will use VSAS to apply. To apply please refer to this website http://www.aamc.org/programs/vsas/

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize and manage the common ambulatory gynecological conditions
  • Administer routine prenatal care
  • Recognize and management of high-risk obstetrics

Key Topics:

  • Menopause
  • Contraception
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Women's health screening

Competencies:

  • Pelvic Examination
  • Management of menopause, contraception, abnormal vaginal bleeding and women's health screening.

Attitudes and Commitments:

  • An understanding of women's health issues

Educational Activities: Students will participate in Grand Rounds and lectures.

What Students Should do to Prepare for the Rotation: Focused reading in Gyn Women's Health

Clinical Responsibilities of the Student: Initial evaluation and work-up of patients

Patient Care Responsibilities:  Initial evaluation and work-up of patients

Call Schedule of the Student: Voluntary

Procedures to be Learned by the Student: Pelvic exam, exposure to colposcopy, ultrasound

Percentage of Time Student will Participate in Ambulatory Setting: 100%

Conference/Lecture/Small Group Sessions: There are no standardized instructional material for this course, however, students will participate in Grand Rounds and lectures.

Course Hours Weekly Summary: Not Stated

Content Theme Integration:

  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Human Sexuality
  • Nutrition
  • Women's Health

Recommended Reading:

  • Standard GYN texts.

Official Grading Policy: The student will be graded with Honors/Pass/Fail.  The student's final grade will be submitted on the standard UC Irvine elective form.  The student will be evaluated by attendings and residents in the areas of clinical performance, reliability, evidence of initiative, general fund of knowledge, and ability to relate to patients, staff and colleagues.  If the student fails the elective a grade of "F" will be permanently recorded on his/her transcript.  The student can repeat the course for a second grade, however, the "F" will not be removed from the transcript.