ADPY 7518

Acting Internship Geriatric Psychiatry


Jeremy Bydlon
Course Coordinator

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    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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    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

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    Course evaluation: MedHub