Psychiatry (PS)

PS 0301 - Psychiatry Clerkship

Credit(s): 4 Credits

PS 0302 - Psychiatry Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for Psychiatry career exploration The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

PS 0303 - Psychiatry self-designed Career Exploration

Credit(s): 1-2 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

PS 0304 - INSynergy

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits

PS 0407 - Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits

The student will have the opportunity to see a variety of patients on the medical and surgical wards as well as psychiatric consultation. The student will be expected to become familiar with major topics in consultation-liaison psychiatry through reading of texts and articles available from the course director. These topics include depression and anxiety disorders in the medically ill, delirium, evaluation of transplant candidates, and other topics related to specific patients seen. For additional information regarding this elective, students should contact the elective director. Please schedule with Heather Frohbieter, 1438 S. Grand, Room 118, (314) 977-4864.

PS 0412 - Community Psychiatry

Credit(s): 2-12 Credits

The Community Psychiatry rotation will include psychiatric care for very special populations; homeless, severely mentally ill, torture survivors, gender identity disorder, HIV and mental illness.

PS 0413 - Geriatric Psychiatry

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits

The course will involve intensive exposure to Geriatric Psychiatry patients with combined psychiatric and medical conditions. There will be significant exposure to Electroconvulsive Therapy. Students will also be exposed to patients in the clinic and nursing home setting.

PS 0414 - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Credit(s): 2-8 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

Medical student will spend 2-4 weeks in the child and adolescent psychiatry clinics and on the consult service. Will get to develop an ability to talk with patients about their problems, understand special cultural circumstances, and become familiar with the dynamics of the doctors/patient relationship in child psychiatry setting. The experience will also include writing up a new case and a progress note on a case that they get to see during this time.

PS 0499 - Psychiatry Student Chief

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits

Students selected to take this elective will serve as "Student Chiefs" at the beginning of the required clerkships. Week 1: The first week of the elective overlaps with the required, one-week orientation for students beginning their clerkships. During this week you would receive instruction in how to teach and provide feedback in the clinical setting. You will also be expected to help with general third year orientation week. Weeks 2-3: The following two weeks, you will help the new third-year students make the transition from classroom to clinic. The clerkship director and the education coordinator for the clerkship will provide you with guidance in this area. For example, you may be asked to observe and provide feedback when students perform histories and physical exams, to provide guidance on written and oral case presentations, and other clerkship tasks. In general, your job is to help facilitate each student’s successful entry into the clerkship.

PS 0501 - Subinternship:Psychiatry at Saint Louis University Hospital

Credit(s): 1-4 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

The students will work with adult psychiatric in-patients. The students will function at a PGY-1 level with responsibility for admitting patients assigned to them by the attending physician. They will care for at least 15 patients over the course of this rotation.

PS 0901 - Psychiatry Direct Patient Care

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for a Psychiatry elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a direct-patient care elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

PS 0902 - Psychiatry Non-Direct Patient Care

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

PS 0903 - Psychiatry Research

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

This course may be used to register for a Psychiatry elective. The elective experience must fulfill the requirements for a research elective. The location of the experience may be at a SLU SOM affiliate or at another health care institution.

PS 0904 - Psychiatry Senior Inquiry

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

PS 0905 - Psychiatry Teaching

Credit(s): 1-12 Credits (Repeatable for credit)