Psychiatry Clerkship: Core Patient Experiences and Clinical Skills

UNR Med Year 3 Structure

Patient Experiences

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders
  • Feeding and eating disorders
  • Somatic symptoms and related disorders
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
  • Patient Type/Clinical Condition

Clinical Skills

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Decisional capacity determination
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Difficult patient
  • Depressive disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of ADHD w/ a pt
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of bi-polar disorder w/ a pt
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of dementia w/ a pt
  • Feeding and eating disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of generalized anxiety disorder w/ a pt
  • Somatic symptoms and related disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of major depression w/a pt
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of new onset psychosis w/ a pt
  • Personality disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of panic disorder w/ a pt
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of PTSD w/ a pt
  • Discussing epidemiology/dx/tx of schizophrenia w/ a pt
  • Establish therapeutic alliance w/ a pt
  • Discussing indx/contraindx/side effects-MAOIs w/ a pt
  • Discussing indx/contraindx/side effects-SSRIs w/ a pt
  • Discussing indx/contraindx/side effects-tricyclics w/ a pt
  • Discussing indx/contraindx/side effects-ECT w/ a pt
  • Providing informed consent for reporting abuse duties
  • Risk assessment-harm to self/others
  • Substance abuse screening
  • Mental status exam of a manic pt
  • Mental status exam of an anxious pt
  • Mental status exam of a depressed pt
  • Mental status exam of a pt w/ delirium
  • Mental status exam of a pt w/ psychotic disorder
  • Workup/Mental status exam-adult
  • Workup/Mental status exam-geriatric