2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGY)

OBGY 6001 -  Career Elective in Obstetrics and Gynecology  (1 Credit)  

Students will attend 2-3 OBGYN outpatient clinics held at Denver Health on Thursdays afternoons and one half or full day in the Denver Health Operating Room. 12.5 hours of observation time split between OR, and clinic over a semester. One meeting with the course director to discuss the student interest and experience. Phase I and II students can enroll in course

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 3.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8000 -  General Obstetrics AI  (8 Credits)  

4 weeks. Max:1. This Sub-I course meets the UC SOM requirement for graduation. Offered at DHMC only. Includes experience in outpatient high risk obstetrics, inpatient antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and family planning. Student works under clinical supervision of residents and attending staff.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8001 -  General Gynecology AI  (8 Credits)  

4 wks. Max:1. This Sub-I course meets the UC SOM requirement for graduation. Offered at DHMC only. Includes experience in inpatient/outpatient gynecology, family planning, operative gynecology and postoperative care. Student works under supervision of residents and attending staff.

Grading Basis: Medical School

OBGY 8004 -  High Risk Maternal/Fet AI  (8 Credits)  

4 wks. Max:1. Intensive exposure to problems of high-risk obstetrics. Student will work under supervision of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Staff. Student will attend high-risk clinics, have primary responsibility for patient care in antepartum unit under supervision of chief resident.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8005 -  Gynecologic Oncology Acting Internship  (8-12 Credits)  

4 or 6 wks. Max:1. Student will attend GYN oncology clinics and scrub on all GYN oncology surgery, functioning as acting intern. All pathology will be reviewed with GYN oncologist. Literature review on selected subject required. Clinical research opportunities available.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8009 -  GYN Subspecialties  (8-12 Credits)  

4 or 6 wks. Max:1. Student attends outpatient gynecologic diagnostic clinics, colposcopy and laser surgery, urogynecology, urodynamics, hysteroscopy, and pelvic pain. Student works under supervision of Gyn staff. Directed study and clinical research. Attendance at colposcopy biopsy review conference, preoperative and Gyn teaching conferences required.

Grading Basis: Medical School

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

OBGY 8010 -  Reproductive/Infertility  (4-8 Credits)  

Max:1. Student will attend clinics, scrub on surgical procedures, in vitro fertilization procedures, and embryo transfers. The student will participate in ultrasounds, procedures and clinical consultations. The student will present a brief lecture to the division at the conclusion of the rotation.

Grading Basis: Medical School

OBGY 8011 -  Family Planning  (8 Credits)  

4 wks. Max:1. This elective is designed to make the student proficient in providing family planning services: contraception, options counseling and termination procedures. Substantial emphasis will also be placed on participation in ongoing research activities of the division. Prereq: Passing grade in third year Women and Newborns clerkship (IDPT 7030).

Grading Basis: Medical School

OBGY 8012 -  UH Gynecology AI  (8 Credits)  

4 wks. Max:1. This course can meet Sub-I qualifications. This course is designed to allow students to become integrally involved with the general gynecology service. Student will partake in all clinical activities of the service, including operative procedures, management of inpatient gynecology conditions, and emergency room consultation. Prereq: Passing grade in third year Women and Newborns Rotation (IDPT 7030).

Grading Basis: Medical School

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8015 -  Group Prenatal Care: Pregnancy & Parenting Partners  (4 Credits)  

Students will follow a cohort of women through a group prenatal and postpartum care program. Students will work with Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) and group facilitators to provide prenatal exams and to facilitate educational sessions in an underserved population.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Typically Offered: Fall.

OBGY 8100 -  OBGY Elective Away  (4-8 Credits)  

This Obstetrics/Gynecology elective will be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2 or 4 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 8.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

OBGY 8600 -  Research in OBGYN  (4-24 Credits)  

2-12 wks. Prereq: Departmental approval must be obtained and all arrangements must be made one semester in advance. The student must receive prior approval from the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 24.

OBGY 8630 -  OBGY Research Away  (8-16 Credits)  

This Obstetrics/Gynecology research elective will be held at a site in Colorado, another state, or internationally. Students must obtain departmental approval one month prior to the start. Additionally, international sites must be preapproved by Student Affairs. Offered 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 16.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.