This course is designed to focus on conditions and complications relative to female anatomy and pathology in both the gynecologic and reproductive systems
Relevance to General Practice
As 57% of Australian general practice consultations are with women the gender specific primary health needs of women constitute a significant proportion of the general practice workload
Describe multimodalities therapies for advanced stage and recurrent cancers, treatment options and their risks
Describe the adverse consequences of infection in pregnancy for both mother and neonate
Understand how care for women changes during life stages, including recognizing risk factors at each life stage and promoting prevention practices
Help patients identify the best method of contraception and optimize contraceptive success
Recognize risks of hormone therapy, with emphasis on breast cancer, venous thromboembolism and coronary heart disease.