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380.760.01 Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • W F,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Anne Burke
Course Instructors:

Provides a comprehensive presentation of several clinical disease processes affecting women’s health. Topics include hysterectomy, contraception, cervical cancer screening, and incontinence. Uses traditional lecture materials, videos of procedures, and selected journal readings. Focuses not only on the clinical aspect of the disease, but the health policy implications on women’s health.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain clinical conditions affecting women's reproductive health, including but not limited to breast disease, hysterectomy, contraception, and cervical dysplasia
  2. Evaluate the effect of race, socio-economic, and health system structure on outcomes for these conditions
  3. Apply epidemiological and statistical knowledge to critically review published research on a relevant reproductive health condition
  4. Apply principles of women's health policy to major conditions affecting women's reproductive health
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation 20%, interim assignments (quizzes and scholarly article review) 30%, final paper 50%.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Students are expected to attend all lectures and participate in class discussions of the readings.