Course Detail
2.0 - 10.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: PSYCT 7200.
The student performs as an acting intern on the hospital's inpatient psychiatry service. The subinternship is designed to provide intensive experience in the diagnosis and management of acutely disturbed psychiatric patients under the supervision of the faculty attending psychiatrist. Course objectives are to gain further knowledge and experience in (1) diagnostic interviewing and classification using the DSM-IV; (2) use of psychotropic medications including dosing, side effects, and potential adverse reactions; (3) crisis management, supportive therapy, and other psychotherapeutic interventions as appropriate in the management of his/her patients; (5) commitment, seclusion, and restraint statues. Course objectives will be met through direct patient contact and daily supervision with the assigned attending and resident. Evaluation method: Clinical (subjective) evaluation.