Course Number: 140.01I
Course Title: Geriatric Psychiatry
Course Description: Learners will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in geriatric psychiatry through interviewing patients independently, writing up and presenting patient cases, and developing treatment plans in clinical settings specific to the mental health care of elders. Clinical experiences include a combination of Geriatric Mood Assessment Clinic, Late-life Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic, Memory Clinic, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Consults, Home-based Mental Health, and Psychotherapy groups.
Prerequisites: Completion of Psychiatry core clerkship.
Restrictions: Not offered in Spring 2, Summer 1, or Winter 1 blocks, but exception may be made on a case-by-case basis. Two-week rotations may be arranged on case-by-case basis.
Activities: Block Elective
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