Course Catalog » Psychiatry 140

Subject: Psychiatry
Course Number: 140
Course Title: Geriatric Psychiatry
Min units: 4      Max units: 8
School: Medicine
Department: Psychiatry

Course Description: Learners will acquire specialized knowledge and skills in geriatric psychiatry through interviewing patients, writing up and presenting patient cases, and developing treatment plans specific to the mental health care of older adults. Clinical experiences include a combination of assessing patients on the ZSFG inpatient psychiatric unit, ZSFG Geriatric Neurology Cognitive Clinic, consult service, conservatorship legal hearings, neuropsychological testing, and potentially other locations.
Prerequisites: PSYCHIATRY 110
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Independent Study, Direct - Discussion, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: P. Ureste
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

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