Preconception Care
Preconception Care

Preconception Care

by Veronica Gillispie, MD, FACOG

Become an expert in 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 the medical condition to decrease maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. 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, making sure you know the key concepts of caring for a patient who would like to become 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. Become an expert in Preconception Care!

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Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:21 h
  • Quiz questions 22
  • 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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By Elizabeth F. on 09. June 2020 for Substance Abuse in Pregnancy: Tobacco Abuse

It was easy to follow, she had a great outline, and I appreciated the question as a review at the end.

question on the parity
By Sun A. on 28. December 2018 for Preconception Care

many lectures and literature says that the number of fetus doesnt affect parity while your school of thought teaches that that number of fetus in the pregnancy affects the parity

great and simple
By Victor E. on 14. November 2018 for Initial Prenatal Visit

Easy to understand lectures and you can feel her passion as she delivers the lectures.

The best
By Alice N. on 17. April 2018 for Initial Prenatal Visit

Her lectures are easy and simple to understand, she really takes her time to explain especially with those real life situations examples.