ADPY 7535

Acting Internship Clinical Practice of Psychiatry


Emma Fisher
Course Coordinator

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    Please contact course coordinator Emma Fisher at if the course capacity is full and you are still interested in enrollment.

    Catalog Description:   The various clinical experiences provide opportunities for diagnostic evaluation and treatment for a range of psychiatric disorders in adults and/or children, including bipolar and unipolar affective disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, attentional disorders, personality disorders and some psychotic disorders.

    Canvas Site

    Sites:  Varies at the following sites:

    • UMMC-Fairview: 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55455
    • Mental Health Court: 4th Distric Court Psychological Services, Hennepin County Courthouse, Government Center Building, Room C-509, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487
    • St. Peter Regional Treatment Center: 100 Freeman Drive, St. Peter, MN 56082
    • PrairieCare - Brooklyn Park (Inpatient Hospital Building): 9400 Zane Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
      • Inpatient Hospitalization for children and adolescents
    • PrairieCare - Edina: 6363 Frances South, Edina, MN 55435
      • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for children and adolescents
      • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
      • First Episode Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
    • PrairieCare - Brooklyn Park: 5500 94th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
      • Please note this new address is not recognized by google maps at this time.  This building is located directly behind the PrairieCare Inpatient Hospital Building
      • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for children and adolescents (Medical Office Building)
      • Healthy Emotions Program (HEP) for adolescents (Medical Office Building)
      • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults (Medical Office Building)
    • Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth Clinic: 2855 Campus Drive Suite 660, Plymouth, MN 55407
      • Outpatient Clinic for children and adolescents
      • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adolescents
    • Allina Health Maple Grove Clinic: 7840 Vinewood Lane North, Maple Grove, MN 55369
    • Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center (AMRTC), 3301 N 7th Ave, Anoka, MN 55303

    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:  At the end of the 4-week rotation, the student will have acquired:

    • The opportunity to arrange various clinical experiences to explore a breadth of clinical experiences in psychiatry
    • The ability to complete a general psychiatric diagnostic assessment
    • The ability to formulate a case, integrating biological, psychological, and social issues
    • The ability to generate and carry out a plan of care, including pharmacological, psychological and social intervetions
    • Exposure to the various presentations of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and adjustment disorders and othe rdisorders mentioned above, and how to differentiate among them
    • Enhanced capability in creating a collaborative relationship with a wide variety of patients, so as to gain essential information and build and implement a therapeutic plan
    • Enhanced skills in their capacity to educate patients and their families

    Graded Components:

    • Global Performance Assessment by faculty

    Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type:  No

    Course equivalency:  N/A

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    Course evaluation:  MedHub