Course Catalog » Psychiatry 140.01R

Subject: Psychiatry
Course Number: 140.01R
Course Title: Advanced Forensic Psychiatry - UCSF Parnassus - LPPI
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Psychiatry

Course Description: Medical students will gain exposure to the field of forensic psychiatry through observation, active participation with forensic experts, and direct work with incarcerated patients. They will work at San Quentin State Prison two days/week and attend law school classes at Hastings College of Law when in session. They will learn about civil and criminal cases that involve psychiatric expertise and participate in a landmark case seminar that reviews cases at the interface of psychiatry and the law.
Prerequisites: Psychiatry 110.
Restrictions: Final Year. Grading: Pass/No Pass.
Activities: Direct - Project, Direct - Independent Study, Direct - Conference, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Instructor of Record: R. Binder
Additional Instructor(s): D. Li
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

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