Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah Jansen & A/Prof Peter Temple-Smith


Topics include disorders of sexual development; sexually transmitted disease and the HIV pandemic; reproductive toxicology; reproductive cancers, menstrual disorders, infertility and erectile dysfunction.


The objective of this unit is to provide students with an understanding of the theory of reproduction with detailed study of infertility management, pregnancy, parturition, neonatal monitoring and reproductive toxicology. This series of lectures thus provides students with the theoretical background for more intensive study of particular areas of the reproductive sciences.


Exam (50%)
5,000 word Literature Review (50%)

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