Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
2019 - 2020
W, F, 10:30 - 11:50am
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 ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain clinical conditions affecting women's reproductive health, including but not limited to breast disease, contraception, and cervical dysplasia
- Evaluate the effect of race, socio-economic, and health system structure on outcomes for these conditions
- Apply epidemiological and statistical knowledge to critically review published research on a relevant clinical condition
- Apply principles of women's health policy to major conditions affecting women's reproductive health
Students are expected to attend all lectures and participate in class discussions of the readings.