GRS1005 - Fertility regulation
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader: Dr Sarah Meachem & Dr Kyriakos Pratis
Clayton Second semester 2008 (Day)
Regulating the size of a population and the rate of population growth is a major problem for many countries. Ensuring infertile couples have the opportunity to form a family is also an important issue. The current trends in population growth and the policies introduced in countries to regulate this growth is explored as well as the extent of infertility and the legislation introduced nationally and internationally to regulate its treatment. The medical, legal and ethical aspects of present and future methods available to control fertility (contraception, contragestion and abortion) and for overcoming infertility (assisted reproductive technology) will be addressed.
On completion of this unit, students will:
Open-book written examination (1.5 hours): 60%
This unit will be held over six weeks in the second semester. Students are required to attend all lectures and tutorials. Students must also present 3 journal reviews and attend a round table discussion.