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Psychiatry Elective Course Description

Course Name: Subinternship in Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
Course Number: PS-423 
Elective Type: A

Caridad Ponce Martinez, MD

Contact: Jennifer Hitchcock

Department: Psychiatry
Sites Available: UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered: E1, E2, M2-M10
Number of Students / Month:
Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year Psychiatry clerkship 
Elective Description: The student will further develop skills in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients in an acute care setting, with both inpatient and partial hospital care models. Students will increase their understanding of psychopharmacology, focused short-term therapies, psycho education, family and system interventions, and dual diagnosis treatments (mental health and substance abuse). 
Note: NA
Location:  UMMHC-University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA  01655