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380.661.01 CLINICAL ASPECTS OF MATERNAL AND NEWBORN HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  9:00 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Donna Strobino
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Presents morbidity and mortality in the mother, fetus, and newborn and the health care practices utilized to prevent, diagnose, and treat this morbidity. Guest speakers in clinical care present lectures from the clinical perspective; course instructors present the public health perspective.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe the commonly used as well as state of the art health care interventions to prevent, diagnose and treat morbidity in the mother, fetus and newborn
  2. articulate the public health perspective on health care interventions to prevent, diagnose and treat morbidity in the mother, fetus and newborn
  3. undertake a critical review of the evidence regarding the effectiveness of a selected intervention to prevent, diagnose or treat morbidity in the mother, fetus or newborn
Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on a paper describing a selected health care intervention during the perinatal period and evaluating its effectiveness.
Instructor Consent:
No consent required
Special Comments:
Required for students in perinatal health.