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2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2021 Ed) 
    
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PSY 30000 - Core Clerkship in Psychiatry (Chattanooga)




Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks



This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. Core Clerkship in Psychiatry is a four-week requirement for all medical students. Students are assigned to a general inpatient service, or to a Consultation- Liaison Psychiatry Service, as their home base. Lectures, readings, case conferences, and mandatory exposure to Child Psychiatry and education in Electroconvulsive Therapy (live or on-line) round out the experience. The student is expected to gain a basic knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, applied psychopharmacology, and non-pharmacologic treatment options. Emphasis is on information useful to students regardless of their future specialty choice. This clerkship is offered in Memphis year-round, and in Knoxville and Chattanooga during certain blocks.

Grade Mode: Standard

Instructional Method: Clinical-Required
Location offered: Chattanooga
Hospital: Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute, Erlanger Health System, VA Medical Center - Chattanooga*

*Students spend 2 weeks at the VA CBOC (1/2 at MBMHI and 1/2 VA CBOC.
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Fall, Spring



Fall - Instructor of Record: Audrey Hime - audrey.hime@tn.gov
Spring - Instructor of Record: Audrey Hime - audrey.hime@tn.gov
Course Coordinator: Main Contact:
Joyce Polk - Joyce.poke@erlanger.org

VA Contacts:
Denise Wilkerson - denise.wilkerson@tn.gov
Jakie Holland - Jakie.Holland@va.gov

Website: https://www.uthsc.edu/Medicine/medicaleducation/clerkships/descriptions/psychiatry.php
Prior Authorization: No
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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