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Visiting OB Rotation

WFPC provides a 4-week, high volume obstetrics experience for visiting residents who meet approval criteria. Residents who are accepted into this program will participate in our program’s obstetrics rotation as the third resident along with two of our residents. What you can expect to get out of this rotation:
  • 20-30 deliveries including vaginal deliveries, and first or second assisting on c-sections
  • Assessment of patients in OB triage
  • Work with community obstetricians and family physicians to provide labor and delivery care for their pregnant patients
  • Other OB-related procedures depending on patient care opportunities: placement of cervical ripening agents, FSE and IUPC placement, vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery, perineal laceration repair
  • Attendance at any WFPC residency lectures as your schedule permits.

Rotation requirements

  • Approximately 9 calls, 24 hours each, on an every third day rotation schedule. Call day is from 6 am-6 am.
  • When possible, we will arrange additional experiences on labor and delivery or in perinatology outpatient clinic
  • Resident will be expected to manage patients on labor and delivery directly with that patient’s attending physician, and complete all required paperwork (History & Physical, labor progress notes, delivery notes, postpartum notes).

Applicant requirements

  • Resident in good standing in the upper half of their class.
  • Approval from resident’s program director.

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