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


Course code
Name of lecturer
Roberta Buio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
3° ANNO 1° Semestre dal Nov 18, 2019 al Dec 22, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Know the role of the midwife in the prevention of onco-gynecological pathologies: screening programs and their importance
Being able to identify the care needs of women with gynecological and gynecological pathology
know how to plan a personalized PDTA
Knowing how to implement basic and specialized care interventions within the diagnostic and therapeutic pathway of women with onco-gynecological pathology
Recognizing the role of the midwife in the holistic approach of women with genital / reproductive cancer
Know the changes in the sexual sphere and in terms of fertility involving women with onco-gynecological diseases


Cancer: notes on the pathological process; the diagnostic pathway of women with suspected cancer; the role of the midwife in the multidisciplinary team
Prevention: screening test; how they take place and their importance
Cervical cancer: risk factors, prevention (HPV vaccine), diagnostic and therapeutic path of the patient
The pap test, the importance of correct execution
Ovarian cancer: notes on diagnosis, treatment and therapy
The breast: benign and non-benign alterations, palpation of the breast. Outline of therapy and follow up
Assistance plans: holistic approach in women with onco-gynecological pathology
The role of the midwife in personalized care: identification of possible complications after surgery; the importance of the relational aspect (examples in various pathologies)
From admission to discharge: the specific skills of the midwife
Mother after cancer: general aspects
Breastfeeding: the importance and benefits for mothers, breastfeeding after breast cancer
Sexuality and cancer: the effects of the disease on women

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Miriam Guana et. al La disciplina ostetrica (Edizione 2) Mc Graw Hill 2011
Bolis Manuale di Ginecologia e Ostetricia (Edizione 2) EdiSES 2017 9788879599269

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

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