Curriculum

Reproduction (SMD 567)

Total Contact Hours: 33 hours

Course Director: Janice Duke, M.D., (Interim Course Director), Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Course Description: Starting with the physiologic principles of both the male and female reproductive systems, this course proceeds with the acute and chronic diseases of the reproductive organs and introduces the important aspects of perinatal medicine.

Course Learning Goals, Assessment, Practice, Teaching and Learning Activities, and their Integration with the Institutional Educational Objectives:

Institutional Objectives

Learning Goals

Assessment Activities (graded)

Practice/Feedback Activities (non-graded)

Teaching and Learning Activities

K1

Identify key features of hormonal control of reproduction.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Differentiate between normal and abnormal genital development and identify & explain the most common presentations of abnormal genital development.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Differentiate between normal and abnormal pubertal development, and discuss pathogenic processes in a suspected abnormal development given a case vignette. 

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Identify and explain disorders of androgen excess if given a case vignette with a possible disorder in this domain.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Given a case vignette of someone requesting pregnancy prevention, identify appropriate options including being able to explain various risks and side effects.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Recommend appropriate hormonal and non-hormonal    approaches to helping women with menopausal symptoms, clarify potential adverse side effects and potential risks.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Given a case vignette of a female with a disorder of the genital tract, discriminate between benign and malignant, identify likely etiologies and demonstrate a knowledge of existing diagnostic & treatment approaches.

MCQ Exam

Term2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Given a case vignette of a female with a possible gynecologic and/or breast neoplasm, develop an appropriate differential diagnosis, recommend additional diagnostic approaches and propose evidence-based treatment options.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

TBL  IRAT/GRAT

TBL  GAPP

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Given a case vignette of and infertile couple be able to identify key etiologic factors then compare/contrast available diagnosis and treatment modalities.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Given a case vignette of a male with a disorder of the prostate or testes, identify key causal factors and identify available diagnostic and treatment approaches.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

Identify key teratogens and evaluate their possible effects upon the fetus.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

 

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Given a case vignette of a pregnant woman in pre-term labor, pre-eclampsia, and/or pregnancy-associated diabetes, analyze the findings and summarize the pathophysiology, causes, appropriate diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic approaches.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2

Identify key feature of the human sexual response, and given a case vignette of a patient with a potential disorder, explain its cause and prioritize the available diagnostic and treatment approaches.

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

K1

C2, C3

P1, P2, P3

Presented with a case vignette of a patient considering or requiring pregnancy termination, detail the key ethical and legal issues involved in proceeding to assist her.

 

MCQ Exam

Term 2 Exam

TBL peer feedback at end of Term 2

Clinical Cases

Textbook Readings

Notepack

Live Lectures

Institutional Educational Objectives

Category addressed Definition
1. Institutional Objectives What does our institution want our graduates to do?
2. Learning Goals If your students mastered the content of your course, what would they be able to do?
3. Assessment Activities (graded)
4. Practice/Feedback Activities (non-graded)
What will students need to do for them and others (peers, professors) to know whether they have achieved this specific learning goal?
5. Teaching and Learning Activities How will students get the information they need to learn?

Knowledge and Lifelong Learning

  • K1: The graduate will demonstrate knowledge of the basic medical sciences; clinical skills; and the ability to acquire, manage, and use current information for clinical decision-making and problem-solving in the care of individual patients, family members, populations, and systems of care delivery.
  • K2: The graduate will demonstrate knowledge of the ethical, social, economic, and cultural influences upon the health of and health care delivery to patients and patient populations, and will be able to propose realistic approaches to improving the health of an individual patient and for a patient population.
  • K3: The graduate will be able to identify the diverse factors that influence the health of the individual and the community; identify the socio-cultural, familial, psychological, economic, environmental, legal, political, and spiritual factors impacting health care and health care delivery; and be able to respond to these factors by planning and advocating the appropriate course of action at both the individual and the community level.

Interpersonal and Communication

  • C1: The graduate will demonstrate the ability to establish a professional relationship with a patient, build a comprehensive medical and social/personal history, conduct either a focused or comprehensive physical examination as indicated, construct a differential diagnosis, and recommend a course of treatment consistent with current standards of care.
  • C2: The graduate will demonstrate the ability to communicate (written and oral) clearly, professionally, and effectively with patients, their family members, health care team members, and peers.
  • C3: The graduate will demonstrate the capacity to listen to and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from peers and teachers, as well as give constructive feedback and evaluation to peers and faculty as requested.

Professionalism, Advocacy, and Personal Growth

  • P1: The graduate will be able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses in the care of patients and working with colleagues and allied health professionals, and, if indicated, demonstrate the ability to make changes in behavior that facilitate collaborative relationships.
  • P2: The graduate will demonstrate through the period of undergraduate medical education a pattern of responsible behaviors consistent with the highest ethical standards of the profession: honesty, confidentiality, reliability, dependability, civility, and punctuality.
  • P3: The graduate will demonstrate a commitment to leadership and the advancement of new knowledge.
Last edited on 01/28/2015.