Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
18 Apr

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is responsible for teaching the students of 4th and 5th year MBBS course. This course and curriculum is designed to offer basic and practical understanding of the subject which comprises Obstetrics, Neonatology, Gynaecology and Family Planning. Aim of this course is to train medical graduate who will be able to manage common obstetric and gynaecological problems and emergencies as well as they should recognize the critical cases and refer complicated cases to proper place and person. Total allocation of teaching hours is 200 hours for lectures, demonstration and integrated teaching and 16 weeks for ward duties (Clinical Clerkship) as per syllabus. We took revision class after completion of schedule classes. Models are used for development of skill in obstetric and gynaecological procedure.


Departmental Objectives:

 At the end of the course of obstetrics & gynaecology the undergraduate medical students will be able to:

  • Provide proper care in managing women’s health including pregnancy, labour and puerperium and to ensure maternal and neonatal health and wellbeing and give proper advices.
  • Diagnose and manage patients with common obstetrical and gynaecological problems.
  • Describe the basic concept of Counseling and counsel the women in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Refer high risk cases appropriately.
  • Resuscitate new born babies and impart proper care.
  • Initiate & promote infant & young child feeding practices including exclusive breast feeding
  • Demonstrate appropriate attitude required to practice obstetrics and gynaecology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding about the impact of socio-cultural beliefs and environmental factors on women in pregnancy, labour and puerperium including their overall reproductive health and violence against women.
  • Counsel and inform women about contraception and family planning, and women’s right.
  • Be acquainted with ongoing programme to reduce maternal mortality & morbidity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding about common problem of adolescent females and care them
  • Describe the common problems of peri and post-menopausal women and can provide proper care
  • Value the ethical issues in obstetrics and gynaecology. List of Competencies to acquire:
  • History taking, communication skill, obstetrical examination, gynaecological examination.
  • Diagnosis of common clinical problems
  • Preparation of a patient before anesthesia
  • Writing a discharge certificate after - Normal delivery - Caesarean section - D & C - Evacuation of mole - Hysterectomy
  • Care of antenatal patients including nutrition and daily calorie calculation
  • Care of postnatal patient - Appropriate technique of breast feeding including position and attachment. - Demonstration of complementary feeding- amount, frequency, content of food
  • Management of normal labour with partograph plotting
  • 1st stage, 2nd stage & 3rd stage (AMTSL)
  • Skill about Episiotomy
  • PPH management
  • Management of Eclampsia
  • Shock management
  • Writing a BT order
  • Blood transfusion note
  • Insertion of a cannula
  • Catheterization
  • Drawing of blood
  • Hand washing
  • Wearing of gloves, wearing PPE (Donning and Doffing)
  • Identification of instruments/suture materials
  • Trolley preparation for major & minor surgery