Swiss Catalogue of Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Medical Training

Under a mandate of the Joint Commission of the Swiss Medical Schools

6. Discipline Related Objectives

Gynaecology - Obstetrics

Clinical Pictures

... adnexae

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 1   benign adnexal tumors 2
C GO 2   carcinoma of ovary 2
C GO 3   pregnancy, ectopic 2E
C GO 4   pelvic inflammatory disease (PID: adnexitis / salpingitis / tubo-ovarian abscess) 2PG
C GO 5   torsion / rupture of adnexal tumor / of ovarian cyst 2
C GO 6   urinary retention 2DTEG

... body of the uterus

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 7   trophoblast disorders (hydatidiform mole, choriocarcinoma) 1
C GO 8   congenital malformations of body of the uterus 1
C GO 9   endometrial carcinoma 2
C GO 10   benign uterine tumors (fibroids, polyps) 2
C GO 11   uterine descent, descensus of uterus 2
C GO 12   uterine prolaps / vaginal vault prolaps 2DG

... cervix

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 13   carcinoma of cervix 2
C GO 14   pre-malignant disorders of cervix 2
C GO 15   cervicitis (herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea) 2PG

... vagina

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 16   cystocele / cysto-urethrocele / rectocele / enterocele 1
C GO 17   fistula of vagina (vesico-vaginal / uretero-vaginal / recto-vaginal) 1
C GO 18   vaginal carcinoma 2
C GO 19   vaginitis, atrophic 1
C GO 20   vaginitis / colpitis (candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis) 2G

... vulva

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 21   abscess of hair follicle / of sebaceous gland 2DG
C GO 22   carcinoma of vulva 2
C GO 23   condylomata acuminata anal / perianal / penis / vulva / vagina / cervix 2DPG
C GO 24   cyst of Bartholin / abscess of Bartholin's gland 2D
C GO 25   vulva, dystrophy of (craurosis vulvae) 2D
C GO 26   vulvitis (candidiasis / herpes-simplex / pediculosis pubis) 2DTG

... breasts

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 27   breast, cysts / benign breast tumors 2G
C GO 28   breast, malignant disorders of 2G
C GO 29   breast, inflammation of 2DG

... endocrine gynecological disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 30   endometriosis 2
C GO 31   hirsutism and virilization 1
C GO 32   hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea 1
C GO 33   menopause, climacteric syndrome and osteoporosis 2DTG
C GO 34   polycystic ovary syndrome (metabolic syndrome) 2
C GO 35   premenstrual disorders / amenorrhea / oligomenorrhea / dysmenorrhea 2D

... genetic disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 36   genitalia, ambiguous, mixed gonadal dysgenesis 1
C GO 37   Turner syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis 1

... miscellaneous gynecological disorders

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 38   foreign body in female internal genitalia 1
C GO 39   traumatic gynecological injuries 1
C GO 40   infertility, subfertility (female and male) 1

... pregnancy

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 41   abortion, spontaneous 2
C GO 42   abruptio placentae 2
C GO 43   blood group incompatibility in pregnancy 2
C GO 44   cervical incompetence in pregnancy 2
C GO 45   intrauterine fetal demise 1
C GO 46   gestational diabetes mellitus 2DG
C GO 47   hyperemesis gravidarum 2D
C GO 48   ascending intra-amniotic infection (chorioamnionitis) 1
C GO 49   iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy 2DTPG
C GO 50   multiple pregnancy 2
C GO 51   placenta previa 2
C GO 52   placental insufficiency 2
C GO 53   hydramnios 1
C GO 54   oligohydramnios 1
C GO 55   pregnancy induced hypertensive disorders (pregnancy induced hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia) 2DEG
C GO 56   urinary tract infection in pregnancy 2DTG
C GO 57   pyelitis in pregnancy 2G
C GO 58   threatened abortion 2

... delivery

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 59   fetus, unstable lie of / malposition after 36 weeks 2
C GO 60   hypoxia of fetus during delivery 2E
C GO 61   placenta, retained in delivery / postpartum 2
C GO 62   postdate delivery (placental insufficieny) 2
C GO 63   preterm delivery (PTD) / preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) 2DE
C GO 64   rupture of perineum / of cervic uteri / of uters in delivery 2
C GO 65   shoulder-dystocia in delivery 2E
C GO 66   umbilical cord presentation / umbilical cord prolapse 1E

... postpartum and puerperium

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 67   postpartum hemorrhage from uterus 2DE
C GO 68   thrombophlebitis 2DTG
C GO 69   deep vein thrombosis 2DTPG
C GO 70   pulmonary embolism 2P
C GO 71   arterial embolism 2
C GO 72   incontinence of feces / of urine in puerperium 2D
C GO 73   mastitis in puerperium 2DTG
C GO 74   nipple, cracked in puerperium 2DT
C GO 75   inflammation of pelvis postpartum and in puerperium (including endo-myo-metritis, salpingitis, pelvoperitonitis, perimetritis) 2
C GO 76   involution and subinvolution of puerperal uterus 1
C GO 77   postpartum depression 2G
C GO 78   postpartum psychosis 2

Further Knowledge

... contraception / pregnancy / delivery

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 79   prevention of neural tube defects (NTD) 2PG
C GO 80   contraception 2G
C GO 81   basal temperature curve 1
C GO 82   screening for infectious diseases in pregnancy 1
C GO 83   prenatal screening for chromosomal disorders 1
C GO 84   prenatal ultrasound screening for malformations, intrauterine growth retardation 1
C GO 85   invasive prenatal diagnosis of genetic disorders, infections, anemia 1
C GO 86   pregnancy complications due to pre-existing maternal disease (diabetes mellitus, hypertension, epilepsy) 2
C GO 87   pregnancy induced maternal disease (gestational diabetes mellitus, cholestasis, dermatosis) 2
C GO 88   pregnancy, complications due to infectious diseases (toxoplasmosis, other infectious microorganisms, rubella, cytomegaly, herpes simplex = TORCH) 1P
C GO 89   physiology of delivery 2
C GO 90   pathological course of delivery 1
C GO 91   termination of pregnancy 2

... examination

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 92   combined recto-vaginal examination: palpation of recto-vaginal septum 1
C GO 93   internal examination in early pregnancy 1
C GO 94   obstetric examination (assessment of cervix, dilatation, membranes, presentation of fetus, descent) 1
C GO 95   palpation of abdomen in pregnancy: fundal height, Leopold's manœuvre, external assessment of position 1
C GO 96   physical examination of newborn and infant 1
C GO 97   inspection of placenta and examination of umbilical cord 1
C GO 98   postpartum examination: fundal height, placenta loose / retained 1
C GO 99   estimate of blood loss after delivery 1
C GO 100   assessment of lochia 1
C GO 101   breasts in puerperium: inspection, lactation 1

... procedures

Objective ID   LevelDTEPG
C GO 102   preparation and assessment of Gram stain 1
C GO 103   genital discharge: vaginal swab, microscopic examination with saline or potassium hydroxide 1G
C GO 104   insertion of intrauterine device (IUD) 1
C GO 105   examination of male genitalia and interpretation of semen examination in infertility 1
C GO 106   curettage 1
C GO 107   laparoscopy 1
C GO 108   pregnancy test in urine 1G
C GO 109   ultrasound examination during pregnancy 1
C GO 110   pelvic examination during pregnancy 1
C GO 111   attending woman in labor 1
C GO 112   inspection and support of perineum 1
C GO 113   induction of labor by drugs or by artificial rupture of membranes 1
C GO 114   cardiotocography (CTG): performance and interpretation 1
C GO 115   cesarean section 1
C GO 116   episiotomy 1
C GO 117   assisted vaginal delivery 1
C GO 118   fetal blood sampling 1
C GO 119   receive / hold newborn 1
C GO 120   aspiration of mouth / throat of newborn infant 1
C GO 121   delivery of placenta 1
C GO 122   assist and check mother and newborn 1