PGY 1 – 4 (ALL RESIDENTS – Lectures and General Educational Activities)
July curriculum are designed to serve as review to the PGY2-4 residents and orientation to PGY 1 residents.
(* identifies activities that occur year round)
INITIAL PSYCHIATRIC INTERVIEW: INCLUDING HISTORY TAKING, MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION, CASE PRESENTATION & BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL FORMULATION
This course is designed to introduce the PGY 1- Residents to Psychiatric interviewing and also serve as a review for PGY11-1V residents. The course covers a variety of topics; the patient/doctor relationship, history taking, the mental status examination. The Best Clinical Practice Guidelines provides the educational framework.
ASSESSING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND DETOXIFICATION PROTOCOLS
Serves as an introduction for the PGY1 Residents and a Review for the PGY 11-IV. This course provides an overview regarding identification and treatment of acute and chronic substance-use disorders; recognition and management of withdrawal symptoms are taught. Psychiatric co-morbidity and long-term treatment/management of patients is included.
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES
This lecture series provides the knowledge and skills and to evaluate, triage and handle management of psychiatric emergencies. This includes the management of acute suicidal, psychotic and intoxicated patients in the ER setting.
INTRODUCTION TO INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC MANAGEMENT/DISCHARGE PLANNING
This course serves as an Introduction to Inpatient Psychiatry. Basic management and safety protocols are explained and reviewed regarding the treatment of both Disruptive Behavioral and Psychotic patients. Also, the importance of discharge planning is introduced.
*PSYCHODYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINICAL CASE PRESENTATIONS
Provides/reviews the basic knowledge and skills required to interview and organize clinical data for written and an oral presentations. Case formulation. Defense mechanisms, differential diagnosis, treatment planning and implementation for a broad range of Psychiatric Disorders are discussed.
Residents discussed issues in scientific literature covering the four basic paradigms of psychiatry: biological, psychological, behavioral, and social aspects of diseases. Articles are also critically analyzed.
*MOCK BOARDS/CSV TRAINING
Emphasis on developing Competence in Psychiatric Interviewing. Residents are evaluated on their ability to develop a Physician-Patient Relationship, Case Presentation (CVS), discuss Treatment, Case Formulation, Differential Diagnoses and discuss Treatment.
Clinical case presentation and or lecture series devoted to contemporary issues in psychiatry by faculty and invited lectures.
*PSYCHIATRY IN CINEMA-MOVIE NIGHT
Movies are selected to emphasize various aspects of Psychiatry. The full spectrum of Psychiatric Illness are covered. Movie night occur monthly
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