Preconception Care
Preconception Care

Preconception Care

by Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG

Become an expert of Preconception Care!

In pregnancy, you often have to address medical problems, like chronic hypertension. The goal of preconception care is to make sure you are optimizing those medical problems to decrease maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. The Ochsner Clinical School teacher Dr. Veronica Gilliespie, an expert in preparing medical students for their exams, will walk you through this USMLE Step 2 topic, to make sure you know the key concepts of caring for a patient who wants to get pregnant.

She will review the following topics:

  • Medical problems during pregnancy (Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma)
  • Tobacco Abuse in Pregnancy
  • Alcohol and Illicit Drug Abuse
  • Initial Prenatal Visit

Make sure not to miss out on high yield and high quality video lectures, topic reviews, quizzes and download material. This way you can use your newly gained knowledge not only to impress your classmates , but also take the chance to boost your test scores. You will become an expert of Preconception Care!

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Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:21 h
  • Quiz questions 24
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Preconception Care

 Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG

Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG

Dr. Veronica Gillispie is the Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Ochsner Clinical School at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is responsible for curriculum development and preparing her students for USMLE Step 2. Her teaching has been described by her students as relatable. She makes complicated topics easy to understand.

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Its very simplified and easy to understand
By Emmanuel A. on 06. November 2017 for Preconception Care: Common Medical Problems

The content is clear and easily understood . It's also very straightforward and doesn't contain unnecessary stuffs

Nice lecture
By James A. on 24. June 2017 for Preconception Care

For everyone who wants to have a better score on the Usmle. Very high yield material!!

very good
By Mec B. on 25. May 2017 for Preconception Care

Nice explanation , easy to understand, and the presentations are very nice point to point.