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Elective - OBGYN

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Course Information

This elective course equips medical assistants who want to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology, in order to work under the direction of an Obstetrician or Gynecologist. These professionals are responsible for preparing patients for obstetric and gynecological examinations, obtaining vital signs, and to assist doctors and nurses in performing maternal and newborn nursing care. This course will prepare you to work in an OB/GYN outpatient office or the labor and delivery floor of a hospital.

Fully Online

Future-forward, flexible, and convenient, you can join the medical profession now—on your timing—and skip the commute.


With no set class times or enrollment periods, you can begin at anytime and finish at your own pace. 24/7 learning that fits your schedule.


With our unique pay-as-you-go tuition system and low cost per credit hour, we can help you fit college into your budget.

What you will learn.

We will teach you the skills you need.

How to understand the role of allied health professionals in OB/GYN

How to treat for infections and tumors of the female reproductive organs

How the biology of the female reproductive system operates

How to understand diagnostic procedures for OB/GYN patients

How methods for preventing pregnancy (contraception) work

How to care for women during a normal pregnancy

How to describe common women’s reproductive conditions, like premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

How to assist with high-risk pregnancies and complications

How to identify diseases and disorders of the female reproductive organs

How to assist with high-risk pregnancies and complications

I had never taken an online course before, but the website was so intuitive I always knew exactly what I needed to do to pass the class. Highly recommended, thank you!

-Petra Graduate

More Details

  • Credit applies to the Medical Assistant Program
  • Estimated Completion Time: 4-6 weeks (16 seat hours)
  • Graduate with an MA specialization with this course
  • To view textbook info, download the Course Catalogue

To view textbook info, download the Course Catalogue.

Course Pricing

Elective - OBGYN online course

Cost per credit hour reflects current rates. Course registration fee does not include the cost of national certification exam (if applicable).


Tuition / Credit Hour: $292.00 | Credit Hours: 1 Hour(s)

Gain immediate access to all course materials.

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