Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.2)

3.2  Identify and describe the basic anatomical features of the external female genitalia and the internal reproductive organs. (SAQs 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4)

3.3  Describe the functions of the main anatomical structures in the female reproductive system and their importance for obstetric care. (SAQs 3.3 and 3.4)

Study Session 3  Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System

3.1  Some common terms in anatomy and physiology