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Transcript of OBSTETRICIAN
NICU nurses or doctors,
Where do obstetricians work?
By: Oluwafunmilayo M. Aremu
What/Who is an Obstetrician?
A medical doctor who specializes in the care of pregnant women.
They take care of you from the time of conception through to childbirth and the postnatal period.
Most Obstetricians are also Gynecologists (Refers to the specialty of disorders of the female reproductive system.
What are the duties of an
Monitor the condition of both mothers and unborn babies.
Manage the delivery process and care for the mother and baby after delivery
Diagnose, identify and treat pregnancy.
Keep track of the patient's health during the entire pregnancy period.
Counsel women on birth control methods, and other diseases such as Cervical and breast cancer, etc.
Analyze and interpret diagnostic images such as X-rays and other medical data/
Perform cesarean sections and many other surgical procedures to make sure the safe delivery of the baby.
Explain all the pregnancy-related tests and discuss the results which requires good communication skills.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Healthcare organizations (Clinics and hospitals)
The military force (overseas)
Schools (Universities and colleges they help to train students)
some own their own private practises.
Which Skills are NEEDED to be an Obstetrician?
Ability to work well under pressure and remain calm in emergencies
Grammar skills (Ability to write reports)
Skilled at communicating and inspiring confidence in others
Labour and delivery nurse
WHO ARE THE PROFESSIONALs THAT OBS WORK WITH?
Similar career choices:
Preclerkship : Year 1 and 2
The first two years of medical school.
It Helps students learn the necessary biomedical and humanistic knowledge and skills
Helps them to and to develop the appropriate professional attitudes, that they will need in order to have a successful experience in their Clerkship program and beyond.
Clerkship curriculum: Year 3 and 4
The latter two years of the four year undergraduate medical education program.
The knowledge, skills and professional attitudes introduced in the Preclerkship are applied in the practical context of the clinical setting where students participate as members of a working health care team.
Which schools in Ontario offer the required
programs to become an Obstetrician?
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO- Preclerkship and Clerkship program
Average hourly salary is around $110
A relatively new doctor earns around $50 per hour
An experienced and well-known Obstetrician earns as much as $170 on an hourly basis.
The average annual salary of an Obstetrician is around $200,000,
The lower range comes to around $100,000,
An experienced Obstetrician earns as high as $350,000 per year.
Salaries vary according to experience, location, and employer, just the same way it does for all other fields. Obstetricians also get paid on service (Per patient).
HOW MUCH DOES AN OBSTETRICIAN EARN?
WHAT ARE THE Current demands for THE JOB OF AN OBSTETRICIAN LIKE?
There are volunteer opportunities in this occupation. Some of the requirements for the volunteer work are:
Immunization must be up to date (some important vaccines that must be taken are, TB testing, Measles, Mumps and Rubella).
A police record check will also be needed in order to volunteer.
Depending on the location of the volunteer work a resume and cover letter might be needed.
Some places to volunter are :
St. Michael's Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex
Sunnybrook health sciences centre
Admission requirements for
At least 3 years of study towards a Canadian university bachelor's degree in any discipline (equivalent of 15 credits).
Minimum GPA of 3.6 / 4.0 on the OMSAS scale.
Minimum MCAT scores of 9 in each of the three sections. The writing sample score will not be used in this cycle.
Applicants educated outside of Canada must complete the equivalent of a Canadian four-year university bachelor's degree.
Two full-course equivalents (FCE) in any life science
One FCE in any of social sciences, humanities, or a language
4 Personal Essays
3 Letters of Reference
WHAT ARE THE EDUCATION REQUIREMNTS
TO BECOME AN OBstetrician
Graduate From High School
Earn a Bachelor's Degree
Go to Medical School
Complete Your OBGYN Residency
Become Licensed and Certified
Daily routine of an
In a day Obstetricians do basically everything having to do with a mother who is trying to have or is expecting a child. This can include:
Giving advice on how to get pregnant
Recommending and performing treatments for fertility issues,
Examining and caring for pregnant patients,
Taking prenatal vitals and screenings,
Performing medical interventions for unborn babies in crisis AND OF COURSE ...... Delivering babies.
ACTIVITY TIME!!!! :)
THANKS FOR YOUR
giving advice on how to get pregnant, recommending and performing treatments for fertility issues, examining and caring for pregnant patients, taking prenatal vitals and screenings, performing ultrasounds, performing medical interventions for unborn babies in crisis AND OF COURSE ...... Delivering babies.
Labour and delivery nurse.
Who are the other professionals that
Obstetricians work with?
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
- Preclerkship and Clerkship program ( 4 year undergraduate program)
Preclerkship : Year 1 and 2
The first two years of medical school. It helps students learn the necessary biomedical and humanistic knowledge and skills and develop professional attitudes.
Clerkship: Year 3 and 4
The latter two years of the four year undergraduate medical education program. The knowledge, skills and professional attitudes introduced in the Preclerkship are applied in the practical context of the clinical setting where students participate as members of a working health care team.
Which schools in Ontario offer the required programs to become an Obstetrician?