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380.760.01 Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
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 Instructor s:

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:

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, 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 clinical condition
  4. 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.