Medical technology, instruments and equipment in obstetrics

Integrated course, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

This course offers an overview of the equipment used in obstetrics and obstetric exams. In practical classes the students learn how to use the instruments, thus, they are prepared for clinical practice.

At the end of the course the students are able to safely use the instruments (general obstetric equipment and equipment used in obstetric care) and know how to prepare them properly and know if they do not function adequately. They are able to prepare the trolley for gynaecological and obstetrical interventions and assist at them correctly.

Learning outcomes

1. The students know the physiology of birth of the child in cephalic presentation, can supervise it and assess the progress of labour, take appropriate measures to apply the correct delivery manoevres of child and placenta and implement theory and practice in the subsequent placement.
2. The students can
• diagnose pregnancy by external and internal examination
• assess the regular course of pregnancy, birth and the puerperium as well as the healthy development of the newborn and can take adequate measures.