Sep 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 45020 - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. The student should function with increased autonomy in patient care and must demonstrate competency in several of the Entrustable Professional Activities required for graduation. Objectives: To properly evaluate children and adolescents with psychiatric problems; to learn to design an interdisciplinary treatment plan; to work with families and caregivers to address the needs of the young patient. Students will work closely with faculty and Child Psychiatry Fellows. Students will not have primary clinical responsibility for the patients, but will be significantly involved in their evaluation and treatment. The student will participate in all rounds and clinical activities with the Child Psychiatry Fellows. This includes Thursday afternoon clinics at the Boling Center, consultations at . Activities will be set up according to a student’s individual needs and interests. Call duties: The Child Psychiatry Fellows take night call from home and make rounds on Saturdays. There are no formal night and weekend duties for the students, but they are invited to join the Fellows to see interesting cases.

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 2
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
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: Yes-Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.



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