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MRS0005

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

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2 points, SCA Band 3, 0.0416667 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Organisational UnitDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah Meachem & Dr Kristy Brown

Synopsis

Topics include current trends in population growth and the policies introduced in some countries to regulate this growth; fertilisation and its manipulation; regulation of fertility; legal and ethical aspects of controlling fertility and overcoming infertility.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of the theory of reproduction with detailed study of male reproductive anatomy and the human sexuality. This series of lectures thus provides students with the theoretical background for more intensive study of particular areas of the reproductive sciences.

Assessment

Exam (100%)

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