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 G Manuale di Ginecologia e Ostetricia (Edizione 2) EdiSES 2017 9788879599269

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

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