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Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility - SEXH5417

Year - 2018

This unit will cover reproductive endocrinology including: the reproductive cycle, gamete approximation and fertilisation biology; ovarian function, oogenesis and ovulation; testicular function, spermatogenesis. It will also cover infertility including causes, risk factors and investigation of male and female infertility. It will provide an understanding of ovulation induction reproductive technologies and assisted conception together with ethical and regulatory aspects.

Classes
Weekly 1 hour lectures and podcasts online; Weekly online discussion boards, Block intensive mode, 3 days, 9am -5pm

Assessment
3 x Clinical case study work tasks (30%); 1 x 2,000 Word written assignment (30%); Online quizzes (25%); Participation in online discussion of case work tasks /webinars (15%)

Textbooks
Online journal readings.

Details

Faculty: Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Kirsten Black, Associate Professor Cecilia Sjöblom
HECS Band: 3
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