2023-2024 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Brenau University Catalog
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PA 705 - Women’s Health Rotation

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A required five-week rotation (supervised clinical practice experience, or SCPE) that takes place in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The purpose of this rotation is to provide the student with SCPEs that address the fundamental principles and practice of women’s health, to include prenatal care and gynecology. Under the supervision of the program-identified clinical preceptor, the student will apply knowledge and skills learned during the didactic phase to the care of actual patients as a member of an interprofessional health care team. Emphasis will be on providing comprehensive medical care, including acute, chronic, urgent, emergent and preventive care, to women of all ages. While on this rotation, the student will learn to provide prenatal and perinatal care, includingcare of the obstetric patient including assessment procedures for both maternal and fetal well-being.  The student will also learn about gynecological disorders, as well as the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders that afflict both the gynecological and obstetric patients.  Emphasis of this rotation is placed on care of the obstetric and gynecological patient. Students will also be expected to assess and address the patient’s behavioral and mental health status and implement appropriate counseling and preventive measures aimed at improving overall patient health status. Prerequisite(s): PA 641, PA 642, PA 644, PA 645, PA 646, PA 647



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