Crash Course in Basic Psychiatry: an intensive Introductory overview covering essentials of diagnosis and treatment, legal and ethical issues and administrative procedures.
Basic Clinical Psychiatry: establishes a sound foundation of knowledge to support and develop the development of psychiatric clinical skills. Systematic study of the main psychiatric disorders and the foundation of the use of psychiatric medications.
Consultation and Emergency Psychiatry: the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose, triage and treat psychiatric emergencies and psychiatric disorders encountered on the medical-surgical services. It includes clinical case presentations and seminars and meets weekly throughout the year.
Human Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction: normal developmental and physiological aspects of human sexuality. Interview and sexual history taking are presented through lecture and group exercise. Various aspects of sexual dysfunction and therapeutic interventions are introduced. Advanced level courses are given in subsequent years of training.
Research Methods: basic principles and applications of research methodology, statistical analysis of quantitative daw, enabling residents to re ad, critique and apply research findings published in the literature.
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology:
Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychiatry: familiarizes the beginning resident with the core Psychodynamic concepts, understanding patients behavior and symptoms, the doctor-patient relationship and the biopsychosocial model of illness.
ECT: covers issues of patients selection, methodology, anesthesia and side-effects.