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    Feb 21, 2024  
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PAS 672 - Maternal-Child Medicine

(4 units)
The Maternal-Child Medicine course covers care of the pregnant patient and child from initial presentation through ongoing follow up. Topics will include preconception care, prenatal care, pregnancy, normal and abnormal labor and delivery, and care for acute, chronic and emergent conditions in the pregnant patient. Pediatric topics include care of the newborn, infant and adolescent.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 4
Offered: Every Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe normal and complicated pregnancy, labor and delivery and care during the immediate post-partum period.
2. create a prenatal care plan including routine screening, prevention, and patient education for healthy pregnancy.
3. develop a plan for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of acute, chronic and emergent conditions in the pregnant patient.
4. identify disease screening, prevention, milestones and normal and abnormal development for a given pediatric age group.
5. identify general and system-specific acute, chronic, and emergent pediatric conditions and demonstrate knowledge of disease prevention, screening and management for pediatric conditions from the newborn period through adolescence.
6. develop evidence-based anticipatory guidance for caregivers.
7. demonstrate all components of a complete well-child physical exam and documentation. explain how and why the geriatric assessment may vary from an adult history and physical exam.
8. provide patient education demonstrating interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective exchange of information and collaboration with patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals.
9. analyze the impact of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic factors on pregnancy, maternal-child health, and child development.
10. demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with faculty and peers.


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