PTY 802 Outpatient Psychiatry, 4 credits

The objectives of this rotation is to provide students with a more in-depth understanding of psychopathology and increased skill in evaluating and treating patients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses in various outpatient settings.  

This rotation includes time spent in individual sessions, groups, walk-in medication clinic, bipolar clinic, weekly case conference, grand rounds. In addition, there is flexibility in the rotation to include exposure to areas of special interest, including forensics, ACT team research and community mental health. Upon successful completion, students will have improved knowledge and skills in the following areas: (1) evaluating psychiatric patients with appropriate disposition; (2) the outpatient diagnostic interview; (3) psychopathology; (4) psychopharmacological therapy; (5) psychotherapy: individual and group.

Must contact the course coordinator for availabilty prior to registration.

Prerequisites: MS4

Modules: A-K, availability varies per module

Number of students: 1

Course Coordinator: Leanne Hatswell