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Fertility Control - RHHG5014

This unit ncourages a practical approach to fertility control and enables students to develop skills in the provision of contraceptive services. The following topics are covered: general issues in fertility control; contraceptive choice; benefits and risks of contraception; legal aspects; contraceptive counselling; availability of contraceptives; development of new contraceptives and details of specific methods of contraception including behavioural methods, barrier methods, intra-uterine devices, steroidal contraceptives, contra contragestion and abortion, immunological methods, and status of male contraception. Lectures build on pre-reading provided. Tutorials require student presentation and discussion of issues. A written assignment is required during the semester. Assessment is based on presentations during tutorials and on the written assignment.

Classes
4x3hr lectures

Assessment
essay assignment (100%)

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2b

16 Sep 2019

Department/School: Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Oct 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Edith Weisberg
HECS Band: 3
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