Course Number: 140.01P
Course Title: Advanced Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry - VAMC-SF
Course Description: This elective allows students to experience psychiatry in a general hospital setting by interviewing patients on the inpatient medical-surgical wards, and formulating differential diagnoses, assessments, and treatment recommendations with a psychopharmacologic and behavioral focus. Common diagnoses include delirium, dementia, PTSD, and depressive, substance use, and personality disorders. Medicolegal issues, such as decision-making capacity and mental health holds, also arise frequently.
Prerequisites: Psychiatry 110, Neurology 110, and Medicine 110.
Restrictions: Final Year
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Independent Study, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No