OM 2020: Psychiatry System

Class Program
Credits 2

The Psychiatry System course provides students a thorough presentation of the medical specialty of psychiatry. The course is comprised of three units. The first introduces foundational concepts including the diagnostic manual, the psychiatric interview, laboratory and imaging studies in psychiatry, and developmental

psychology. The second covers all psychiatric diagnoses including epidemiology, criteria, relevant neuroanatomy and approved treatment options including psychopharmacology. The third reviews additional topics including psychotherapies, interventional psychiatry, complimentary and integrative modalities, safety assessments, psychiatric hospitalization and population specific treatment considerations. The course provides a strong psychiatric educational foundation for primary care physicians as well as specialists.


Successful completion of all Year 1 coursework