May 28, 2023  
Catalog 2022-2023 
Catalog 2022-2023

SELECT SIOGM - Acting Internship Clinical Ob/Gyn - Monroe

Director Fourth Year Department Courses: Mila Shah-Bruce, M.D
Director(s): Sherry Luther, M.D
Administrative Contact: Delores Brown
Duration: 4 weeks
Location: Monroe Medical Center at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport
Elective Offered During Blocks: Block 1-6 only
Course Code: SIOGM
This advanced clinical OB/GYN selective is designed to provide the student interested in entering OB/GYN residency with a more in-depth experience in a clinical setting.  Both inpatient and outpatient patient care are involved.  The experience will include high-risk obstetrics, vaginal deliveries, assisting in gynecological surgery, outpatient gynecological care/procedures and coordination of care with the health-care team. The AI will participate in the night float system.

The student will be able to:

(PC,I & CS) Gather essential and accurate information about their patient and present it in an ordered meaningful way with a logical management plan.

(PC) Obtain accurate histories, perform thorough physical exams and develop comprehensive management plans for various medical conditions complicating pregnancy such as diabetes, hypertension and sickle cell disease

(PC) Obtain accurate histories, perform thorough physical exams and develop comprehensive management plans that require hospitalization such as premature labor, Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes, preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction and others

(PC) Learn the evaluation process of the progress of labor and the application of internal fetal monitoring devices

(PC) Perform directly supervised deliveries of uncomplicated pregnancies

(PC) Make informed recommendations about diagnostic and therapeutic interventions (surgical and non-surgical) based on patient information and preferences

(PC) Participate in surgical procedures as an assistant to the primary surgeon

(PC) Understand and perform normal post operative care and follow up of surgical patients

(PC,MK)  Diagnose, evaluate and treat common ambulatory gyn problems, such as pelvic pain and irregular bleeding

(PC, MK) Perform thorough and accurate well woman exams, to include breast and pelvic exam

(PC) Understand when to use and how to perform common gyn office procedures such as wet prep and endometrial biopsy

(MK) Demonstrate knowledge of gynecologic anatomy

(MK) Evaluate and interpret lab abnormalities and formulate a response to them

(MK) Evaluate antepartum and intrapartum states of mother and fetus

(MK) Understand significant physiological changes of pregnancy as they are affected by medical diseases

(I and CS) Present patient information and assessment to other members of the team, in an organized manner with attention to pertinent details and logical management plan

(I and CS) Counsel and educate patients and their families in clinical, preoperative, operative and post operative setting

(SBP) Work with health care professionals including those from other disciplines to provide patient-focused care

(SBP) Understand health care delivery issues as related to the underserved female population

(PBL&I) Use information technology to access information

(P) Work effectively and harmoniously with all members of the OB/GYN service

(P) Demonstrate punctuality, appropriate dress and demeanor for patient interaction

(P) Be present and on time for all assigned activities, and let team know where they are at all times

Resources for Learning:
Participating Faculty: Drs. Luther, Menefee and Pharr

Text: Williams Obstetrics, Williams Gynecology

Students will be evaluated by faculty and residents who are assigned during the specific block period using a standardized competency-based evaluation form based on the above objectives.


Offered: ALL