Clinical Aspects of Maternal and Newborn Health
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
2019 - 2020
Tu, Th, 9:00 - 10:20am
Presents morbidity and mortality in the mother, fetus, and newborn and the health care practices utilized to prevent, diagnose, and treat this morbidity. Guest speakers in clinical care present lectures from the clinical perspective; course instructors present the public health perspective.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the commonly used as well as state of the art health care interventions to prevent, diagnose and treat morbidity in the mother, fetus and newborn.
- Use a public health perspective to identify evidence-based health care interventions to prevent, diagnose and treat morbidity in the mother, fetus and newborn.
- Critically evaluate the evidence about the effectiveness of a selected intervention to prevent, diagnose or treat morbidity in the mother, fetus or newborn.
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 10% Participation
- 10% Discussion
- 20% Criteria for and proposed reference list for paper
- 60% Student evaluation based on a paper describing a selected health care intervention during the perinatal period and evaluating its effectiveness
Required for students in perinatal health. Permission required for registration after the 1st week of add/drop.