Psychiatry * Elective Course Description

Course Name: Neuropsychiatric Disabilities Psychiatry (Subinternship)
No Longer Offered as of 5/5/2014
Course Number: PS-460
Elective Type:
Coordinator(s): Van R. Silka M.D.  (Primary)  
Contact: Cindy Snell
Department: Psychiatry
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: May, July through April
Number of Students / Month: 1-2 
Prerequisites: Completion of Psychiatry Clerkship 
Elective Description: The student will learn about intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities, and about the specialized evaluation and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders in this population. Students will become familiar with psychopharmacological treatments, medical interventions, behavioral interventions and psychosocial and systems issues that are involved in the management of these disorders.  The student will understand the interactions between concurrent medical, neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Note: NA
Location:  UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655
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