Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health
- East Baltimore
- 3rd term
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- Class Times:
- W F, 10:30 - 11:50am
Provides a comprehensive presentation of several clinical disease processes affecting women’s reproductive health. Topics include contraception, cervical cancer screening, STI, menopause and incontinence. Uses traditional lecture materials, selected readings, and in-class discussion. Focuses not only on the clinical aspect of the disease, but the health policy implications on women’s health.
- Learning Objectives:
- Explain clinical conditions affecting women's reproductive health, including but not limited to breast disease, contraception, and cervical dysplasia
- Evaluate the effect of race, socio-economic, and health system structure on outcomes for these conditions
- Apply epidemiological and statistical knowledge to critically review published research on a relevant clinical condition
- Apply principles of women's health policy to major conditions affecting women's reproductive health
- Methods of Assessment:
Class participation 20%, journal article critique 20%, quiz 15%, final presentation 45%.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Students are expected to attend all lectures and participate in class discussions of the readings.