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Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility - SEXH5417

This unit covers reproductive endocrinology, including regulation of the menstrual cycle, sperm and egg transport, and fertilisation and implantation. The reproductive endocrinology of common conditions such as amenorrhoea, anovulation and polycystic ovarian syndrome will be discussed, as will current thinking on menopause and menopausal hormone therapy. The unit also provides an introduction to the causes and investigations of male and female infertility with a special focus on the impact of obesity on reproduction.

Classes
Online plus intensive block mode, 3 days, 9am-5pm.

Assessment
Clinical case studies (25%); written assignment (40%); online quizzes (25%); participation in online learning tasks (10%);

Textbooks
Prescribed: Hugh Taylor (2019). Speroff's Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility. 9th Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sexual Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
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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