SOM Elective Brochure
 

Electives Type:  Clinical

Elective Title
Brackenridge Clinical Rotation Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service in Austin
Course Number
PSYU-4011
Duration/Weeks
4
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Year 2 
      Additional Requirements:
n/a
Responsible Faculty Director:
Roger Lowell McRoberts, M.D.
Other Faculty:
Lauren Garapedian, MD
Location to Report on First Day
UTMB Office of Regional Medical Education in Austin, Clinical Education Center at Brackenridge Hospital, suite C2. 410
Periods Offered
1-11
NOT including Period 12 (June), including the holiday vacation Period 13 (Dec)
Maximum Enrollment
2

Goals
 1. To enhance the students knowledge of psychiatric care in a medical / surgical setting. 2. To gain advanced skills in the assessment and treatment of neuropsychiatric problems using a biopsychosocial model. 3. To gain an understanding of the neuropsychiatric contribution to medical conditions found in a general hospital and regional trauma center.

Objectives
 1. Students will have the chance to evaluate a wide variety of psychiatric problems including depression, anxiety, suicide, substance abuse, head injury, psychosis, post traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders and victims of violence or trauma. 2. Students will have the opportunity to see a wide variety of patients in a general hospital and an emergency room setting. 3. Students will have the opportunity to observe Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT). 4. Students will be given didactic lectures on a daily basis. 5. Students will spend Wednesday mornings learning child and adolescent psychiatry from Dr. Streusand. 6. Students will get direct supervision on a daily basis from Dr. Anderson, Dr. Hauser and Dr. McRoberts. 7. Students will gather information relevant to the psychiatric problem being addressed from the following sources: patient, medical records, members of the primary medical team (including nurses, social workers and ancillary staff), key family members. 8. Students will perform a Psychiatric assessment including a mental status examination and when appropriate, a focused neurological examination. 9. Students will master the ability to write a psychiatric consultation and to be able to make a presentation to residents and attendings at morning rounds.

Description of course activities
 Inpatient consultations and ambulatory clinic patient vists are included.wellbutrin online cozaar advil zithromax phentermine online purchase phentermine order soma online naproxen generic zyrtec buy ultram generic lipitor phentermine online generic wellbutrin generic xanax buy soma diflucan order cialis prevacid viagra online allegra wellbutrin online hoodia online norvasc lorazepam ambien online purchase viagra soma buy phentermine generic prevacid cheap adipex phentermine online cetirizine lasix viagra generic phentermine famvir imovane augmentin order valium online celecoxib zestril generic prozac buy xenical order phentermine cheap alprazolam purchase valium zyrtec tylenol cheap viagra online buy ultram online generic cialis buy propecia order soma viagra online buy hydrocodone metformin

Type of students who would benefit from the course
 This elective would be useful for students planning a career in psychiatry or primary care medicine. Visiting students should submit an application through VSAS: https://services.aamc.org/20/vsas/public/school/instID/174 Select UTMB at Galveston as the host institution and indicate you wish to take PSYU 4011 on the application.

Weekly Schedule
  Clinical Activities (please insert estimated schedule here)
   
  Day of Week AM PM
  Monday Consulations/clinic Patient/care or didactics
  Tuesday Consulations/clinic Patient/care or didactics
  Wednesday Consulations/clinic Patient/care or didactics
  Thursday Consulations/clinic Patient/care or didactics
  Friday Consulations/clinic Patient/care or didactics
  Saturday
  Sunday
       
  Average number of patients seen per week: 15-20  
  Call Schedule:   Available if desired.  

  Research Activities (please insert estimated schedule here)
   
  Activity Hours per Week
  Faculty contact time

  Self-directed study

  Data collection/analysis

  Other


Method of student evaluation
Check all that apply - complete appropriate section(s) only:
1.  Clinical Observation
  A. Where are students observed on this elective?
    Inpatient service   Ambulatory   Surgery   Standardized patients
Patients simulators   Other
  B. Frequency - How often are students observed clinically?
    Daily
  C. Format - What method(s) are used to document the student's clinical performance?
    Daily oral feedback   End of period oral feedback   Written feedback
Other

2.  Oral Presentation
  A. Audience - To whom does the student present?
    Faculty
  B. Frequency / duration of presentation(s)?
    Daily
  C. Format - What guidelines are set for the student's presentation?
    Clinical case presentations
  D. Assessment - Who assesses the student's presentation performance?
    Self-assessment   Peer assessment   Faculty assessment
  E. Method of content selection
    Current cases  Student-selected topic   Assigned topic

3.  Written Assignment (H&P's, notes, papers, abstracts, etc.)
  A. Frequency of written assignment(s)?
    Daily
  B. Format - What guidelines are set for the student's written work?
    Clinical SOAP format
  C. Length of written assignment(s)?
    Abstract   Annotated bibliography   1 - 2 page paper   3+ page paper
  D. Are recent references required?   No    If yes, how are they selected?
   
  E. Method of content selection - e.g. student-selected, relate to cases, etc.?
   
  F. Audience - Who assesses the studentís written performance?
    Peer Assessment     Faculty Assessment     Other

4.  Examination
  Format
    Oral   Written multiple choice   Written essay / short answer   OSCE
Other

5.  Extra Course Activities
  What expectations do you have for the student to demonstrate participation in the elective (e.g. small group activities, seminars, thoughtful questions, providing resources, journal club, resident lecture attendance)?
   

6.  Other Modes of Evaluation
  Please explain below.
    Students will be evaluated on their reliability and sense of responsibility for patient care. Special attention will be paid to knowledge acquired during the externship as well as communication and listening skills. Written consults, oral presentations, and feedback from residents on the C-L team will be used by the attendings to evaluate the studentsí performance.

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