ADPY 7518

Acting Internship Geriatric Psychiatry


Jeremy Bydlon
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description:  Become a member of the multidisciplinary geropsychiatry team at UMMC. See patients > 55 years and their families, evaluating brain-behavior complications of medical and neurological illness and treatments. Participate in admissions, ongoing hospital care, discharges, and team and family meetings.

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Site Code

Site Name



UMMC - West Bank - East Building


Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: M-F, 8:00am-5:30pm

Direct patient care: Yes

Consent Requirement: Open to student scheduling

Course Objectives: By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:

  • Assess an older patient including cognitive, functional, family and safety evaluations.
  • Identify ways to stabilize older patients with medical comorbidities, polypharmacy and cognitive impairment.
  • Perform as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Describe benefits of working with older patients.

Graded Components:

  • Clinical assessment by faculty using GRS Evaluation

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type: No

Course equivalency: N/A

Related curricular experience:

Secure Exam:

Course evaluation: MedHub