OBGY661GM.01 (Reno)
General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Office of Medical Education

  • Course Name: General Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Short Name: OBGY661GM.01 Gen OBGYN
  • Course Number: OBGY661GM.01
  • Location: Reno
  • Type: Clinical
  • Length: 2 - 4 Weeks; Limited to students matching in OB-Gyn or Family Medicine.
  • Preceptor: Dr. Ziock-Price

Please contact the department to verify elective availability.


  • At the completion of this rotation, the student should be able to list the elements of the OB/GYN annual examination with specific reference to preventative health care;
  • Describe, with specific reference to the patient's age, the management of abnormal Pap smears, common vaginal infections, chronic pelvic pain, stress urinary incontinence, contraceptive counseling;
  • List the indications for noninvasive antepartum testing;
  • Describe the indications for, and the technique of, external version;
  • Outline the steps in the performance of a primary cesarean section, including strategies to avoid postoperative hemorrhage and infection;
  • State the indications, contraindications, and complications of a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy.

Description of Rotation

This rotation is designed for the 4th-year student interested in expanding knowledge and experience in obstetrics and gynecology by observing and actively participating in a general obstetrics and gynecology practice in an ambulatory setting, and in the labor and delivery suite and operating room.


"Williams Obstetrics", 22nd Edition, By: Cunningham, FG, Leveno, KJ, Bloom, SL, Hauth, JC, Gilstrap III, LC, Wenstrom, KD, New York, NY., McGraw-Hill
"Blueprints Obstetrics & Gynecology", 6th Edition, By: Callahan, TL, Caughey, AB, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
"Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies", 7th Edition, By: Steven G. Gabbe & Jennifer R. Niebyl & Joe Leigh Simpson & Mark B Landon & Henry L Galan & Eric R. M. Jauniaux & Deborah A Driscoll & Vincenzo Berghella & William Grobman
"TeLinde's Operative Gynecology", Rock, J, Jones, HW III, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Journal articles pertinent to the maintenance of current standard of care

Evaluation Method

Written evaluation based on observation


  • Honors: An exceptional performance which exceeds all course objectives
  • High Pass: A performance which exceeds most course objectives
  • Pass: A performance which meets the course objectives
  • Fail: A performance which does not meet the course objectives

Special Notes

Limited to UNR Med students matching in OB-Gyn or Family Medicine.