Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Clinical Gynecologic Oncology (2015/2016)

Course code
4S01936
Credits
4
Coordinator
Massimo Piergiuseppe Franchi

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ASSISTENZA IN ONCOLOGIA OSTETRICO-GINECOLOGICA 1 MED/47-MIDWIFERY 3°anno 1°semestre Caterina Mase'
ONCOLOGIA OSTETRICO GINECOLOGICA 1 MED/40-OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 3°anno 1°semestre Massimo Piergiuseppe Franchi
ANATOMIA PATOLOGICA 1 MED/08-PATHOLOGY 3°anno 1°semestre Alice Parisi
ONCOLOGIA EMATOLOGICA 1 MED/15-BLOOD DISEASES 3°anno 1°semestre Achille Ambrosetti

Learning outcomes

The course aims to give tools to provide the optimal nursing care to patients with a gynecologic cancer or cancer during pregnancy and knowledge of the role of midwives in the multidisciplinary approach of a cancer team. Provides the knowledge of main medical, surgical, radiotherapic, reconstructive and fertility preservation techniques. Provides and discusses how to transfer information to the patient, how to build a relationship of trust and how to support her and her family.

Syllabus

Oncologic epidemiology and biostatistics, general principles on preoperative evaluation, medical management, radiotherapy and critical care in Gynecologic Oncology. General aspects of surgical techniques (surgical staging, laparoscopy, laparotomy, robotic surgery, reconstructive surgery), treatment complications and fertility preservation. Communication skills and psychological issues of gynecologic cancer for oncology nurses and midwives. Analysis and interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Cervical cancer
Uterine cancer and sarcoma
Epithelial Ovarian/Fallopian Tube and peritoneal Cancer
Vulvar and vaginal Cancer
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Cancer in Pregnancy

Assessment methods and criteria

1.Written and oral test about symptoms, diagnosis, therapy, treatment and complications of gynecologic neoplasms.
2. Written and oral test about general principles of gynecologic oncology and communication skills.
3. Oral test about the knowledge of surgical techniques observed during clinical training

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G Bolis Manuale di Ginecologia e Ostetricia (Edizione 1) EdiSES 2011 9788879599269
Scollo P, Franchi M Requisiti essenziali per il trattamento delle neoplasie ginecologiche (Edizione 2) Editeam 2014 9788861351660




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