Nov 27, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 40130 - Junior Internship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. The student will function as a junior intern with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in all of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. This junior internship evaluates and treats children and adolescents with psychiatric problems. The student will follow a limited number of patients in the Child and Adolescent Consultation service at Children’ Hospital. The student will evaluate the psychiatric problems of children and adolescents, hospitalized at , design an interdisciplinary treatment plan, and work with families and caregivers to address the needs of the young patient. The student will have some responsibility for 3-4 patients Students will be significantly involved in evaluation and treatment and are expected to assume ownership of their patients. They will work closely with faculty and Child Psychiatry Fellows. Close (daily) supervision is provided. The student will participate in all rounds, clinical activities, and conferences with the Child Psychiatry Fellows. The Child Psychiatry Fellows take night call from home and make rounds on Saturdays. The student will join the Fellows on weekend rounds.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Required Selective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Prerequisites: Completion of 5 CORE Clerkships inclusive of PSY-30000

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jyotsna Ranga - jranga@uthsc.edu
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jyotsna Ranga - jranga@uthsc.edu
Course Coordinator: Terika Miller - tmille20@uthsc.edu - 901-448-4561

Website: https://www.uthsc.edu/Medicine/medicaleducation/clerkships/descriptions/psychiatry.php
Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: No



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