Present on a topic of your choosing to your attending and/or treatment team or other audience. Topics can be anything related to the mental health including basic pathophysiology, therapy, epidemiology and/or sociocultural issues and should cite literature or other references.
Links to find local 12-step meeting (Alcohol, narcotics, gambling anonymous are the most common) can be found on https://www.usa.gov/mental-health-substance-abuse
The on-line cases are listed in CANVAS. These are not graded. Complete 6 Online Patient Cases.
Exposure to a variety of mental health patients is required. After seeing a patient in one of the specific category listed below, you must log this exposure into E*Value as you do in other clerkship’s.
Patient Exposure Areas:
- Psychotic Disorder
- Mood Disorder
- Anxiety Disorder
- Substanceralate d/o
- Personality Disorder
- Cognitive Disorder
- Suicidal Ideation
If any categories are empty by the 3rd week of the clerkship, you may select one of the CANVAS cases for that diagnosis and mark this as a patient exposure in E*Value. This assures you have some exposure to a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses. A single exposure is sufficient.
** you may also put your Topic Presentation Title on this document.
Take pre and post quizzes in this module.
Complete the required School of Medicine evaluation forms for each of your preceptors/instructors. It is essential that you identify/evaluate each supervisor you worked with. (Who Did You Work With Survey)
- Observation of electroconvulsive therapy (if available at your site)
- Participation in any groups available at your site. Even if you choose to go on to do a residency in psychiatry, you may never again have the time or opportunity to attend general groups on the inpatient unit! Areas include recreation, cognitive behavior, dialectical behavior, chemical dependence, goals planning, relaxation group and more.