ECTS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology II

Obstetrics and Gynaecology II (MED611) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Obstetrics and Gynaecology II MED611 0 5 0 4 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Gaining the competence to be able to perform preventive medicine on problems and diseases related to gynecology and obstetrics, and to be able to make differential diagnosis and to make preliminary diagnosis or diagnosis of common gynecological diseases and to be able to make the first intervention in case of necessity, apply the treatment or refer the patient appropriately, to be able to make diagnosis of pregnancy and to be able to follow-up pregnant and patients with gynecological disease.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • By performing an effective communication, takes the general and problem oriented anamnesis of patient with gynecological disease, performs gynecological and systemic physical examination.
  • In accordance with the findings of the anamnesis and physical examination, chooses appropriate and necessary tests for diagnosis.
  • Makes differential diagnosis of gynecological disease by evaluating the findings of anamnesis and physical examination together with the results of the laboratory or imaging examinations and makes preliminary diagnosis or diagnosis.
  • Plans and applies the treatment according to diagnosis of the disease and, refers patient in an appropriate manner in case of necessity.
  • Plans and applies the treatment according to diagnosis of the disease and, refers patient in an appropriate manner in case of necessity.
  • Makes diagnosis of pregnancy, performs pregnant examination and follows-up normal pregnant.
  • Performs normal spontaneous delivery and makes postpartum mother and baby care.
  • Recognizes emergency gynecological and obstetric conditions/diseases, evaluates the patient and performs the required first intervention and refers the patient appropriately.
  • Applies knowledge and skills of preventive medicine for prevention and early diagnosis of common gynecological diseases and cancers.
  • Knows contraceptive methods, informs users about these methods and follows-up the users.
  • Performs basic medical procedures such as taking blood sample, taking urine sample, venous-arterial interventions, sampling for culture, ECG, urinary catheter placement, nasogastric tube placement, peripheral blood smear, injection, taking vaginal and cervical specimens, nonstress testing and evaluation.
  • Improves professional knowledge and skills by following updated topics related to medicine, renewed and changed diagnosis and treatment approaches.
  • Keeps the written and electronic medical records appropriately, and makes necessary reports and notifications at the primary level.
  • Acts in accordance with ethical values in the communication with patients, relatives, colleagues and other healthcare professionals.
  • Knows the health system and its legislation.
Course Content Diagnostic methods in gynecology-obstetrics; puberty disorders; menstrual disorders; normal pregnancy follow up; TORCH; pregnancy complications; systemic diseases in pregnancy; obstetric and gynecologic emergencies; labor; puerperal complications; infertility; sexually transmitted infections; menopause; premalign-malign diseases of genital organs.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Diagnostic test and imaging methods in gynecology and obstetrics Female sexual development and disorders Puberty and puberty disorders Menstrual cycle Menstrual cycle disorders Amenorrhea PCOS and hyperandrogenism Endometriosis Dismenorrhea Premenstrual syndrome -
2 Formation of pregnancy and physiological changes seen in pregnancy Normal pregnancy follow up and fetal assessment Diagnostic tests for fetal assessment TORCH and infectious diseases in pregnancy High risk pregnancies Pregnancy complications Hydrops fetalis and Rh incompatibility in pregnancy Pregnancy and hypertension Preeclampsia and eclampsia syndrome Pregnancy and diabetes Systemic diseases in pregnancy -
3 Drug use in pregnancy and toxic substances Obstetric emergencies Presentation abnormalities Normal and operative labor Postpartum mother and baby care Puerperium and puerperal complications Contraception and family planning counselling Infertility and assisted reproductive techniques Sexually transmitted infections Menopause Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse -
4 Abnormal uterine bleeding Pelvic mass Pelvic pain Genital cancer screening Benign diseases of vulva, vagina and cervix Premalign lesions and malign diseases of vulva and vagina Premalign lesions of cervix and cervical cancer Ovarian pathologies and ovarian cancers Precancerous lesions of endometrium Endometrial cancer Myoma uteri and uterine sarcoma Gynecological emergencies -


Course Book 1. Gabbe’s Obstetrics Essentials Normal and Problem Pregnancies, 7th Edition Mark B. Landon, Henry L. Galan, Eric R.M. Jauniaux, Deborah A. Driscoll, Vincenzo Berghella, William A. Grobman, Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, Joe Leigh Simpson
2. Williams Obstetrics, 25th Edition F. Gary Cunningham, Kenneth J. Leveno, Steven L. Bloom, Catherine Y. Spong, Jodi S. Dashe, Barbara L. Hoffman, Brian M. Casey

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 20
Laboratory - -
Application 15 60
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar 1 20
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 31 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Integrates and utilizes the information, skills, and approaches obtained from basic, clinical, and medical sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences when offering healthcare services. X
2 Offers healthcare services to patients with a biopsychosocial approach where the sociodemographic and sociocultural backgrounds of these individuals are taken into consideration, focusing on the universal human values, ethical principles, and professional duties; without exercising discrimination on the basis of language, religion, race, or sex. X
3 Aims to protect, improve, and develop individual and public health when offering healthcare services. X
4 Performs the necessary studies in sustaining and improving health, taking into the individual, public, social, and environmental factors to affect it. X
5 Trains healthy individuals/ patients, their relatives, and other healthcare workers in healthcare upon determining the features, requirements, and expectations of their target audience. X
6 Exercises a safe, rational, and effective approach in the procedures of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation; while offering healthcare services. X
7 Implements interventional and/or non-interventional practices in a way that is safe and effective for patients during the procedures of diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation. X
8 Offers healthcare services taking into account the health and safety of patients and employees. X
9 Takes the regional and global changes in physical and socioeconomic settings to affect health, as well as the changes in the individual features and behaviors of patients referring to them into account, while offering healthcare. X
10 Takes the good medical practices into account while performing their duties. X
11 Undertakes the tasks and duties within the framework of their professional ethical rules, as well as their legal rights and duties. X
12 Stands for the improvements in the manner in which healthcare services are offered, taking into account the concepts of social reliability and social duty, in an effort to protect and improve individual and public health. X
13 Evaluates the effects of health policies and healthcare practices on public health indicators, and, where required, amends their evaluation on the grounds of scientific and social needs; in an effort to help improve the quality of healthcare services. X
14 Leads their healthcare team while offering healthcare services, in a participative, and collaborative manner. X
15 Establishes positive relationships within their healthcare team; and where needed, easily adapts to various positions among their team. X
16 Exercises effective communication with patients, the relatives of patients, healthcare professionals, and groups from other professions, as well as institutions and organizations. X
17 Plans and conducts scientific studies on the society to which they serve, and use the results of these, or those from other studies, to benefit the society. X
18 Accesses the current literature on their profession, and evaluates them with a critical approach.
19 Chooses the correct sources of learning to improve the healthcare services that they offer, and regulates their own learning process.
20 Demonstrates the skills of obtaining and evaluating new information, integrating newer pieces of information with their current ones, as well as adapting to changing conditions throughout their professional life.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Application 20 5 100
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 5 4 20
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 125