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Psychiatry Elective Course Description

Course Name: Consult Liaison (Subinternship)
Course Number: PS-401 
Elective Type: A

Patrick Smallwood, MD

Contact: Jennifer Hitchcock

Department: Psychiatry
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: M1 - M11
Number of Students / Month: 1
Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year Psychiatry clerkship 
Enrollment Process: Approval from coordinator required; email approval to to schedule

Elective Description: Intensive experience in the diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders in medical/surgical settings and the Emergency Department, emphasizing interviewing skills, differential diagnosis, and a variety of treatment approaches.  Students will perform evaluations, formulate diagnoses and treatment plans, provide direct patient care, consult to the patients' primary caregivers and participate in daily teaching rounds and regular case conferences.  Students will learn about the role of the consultant.

Location: UMMHC- University