Atrium Health building for psychiatry rotationThe courses include Adult Inpatient Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and Emergency Psychiatry. During each 4-week course students will have the opportunity to work directly with their preceptors to completed psychiatric evaluations and treatment plans.

On the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry course, students will work with a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat patients in an acute psychiatric hospital setting. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry course includes outpatient medication management, Partial Hospitalization Program and working with the Pediatric Consultation Liaison Service at the Levine Children’s Hospital. The Community Psychiatry course gives students exposure to a variety of mental health community services including working with an ACT team, adult Partial Hospitalization Program and the substance use disorders. This course also includes spending 2 weeks at the Hopeway residential treatment facility.

The Consultation Liaison Psychiatry course is a course in which students will work in the medical hospital setting on the adult Consultation and Liaison service along with their preceptor and a multidisciplinary team. The Emergency Psychiatry course is an opportunity for students to work in the Behavioral Health Charlotte psychiatric emergency department. Students will be assigned to various shifts and will work with multiple preceptors during their time in the ED, treating a variety of psychiatric emergencies.

Courses Offered:

Inpatient Adult Psychiatry AI - Charlotte 4AIM311
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Charlotte 4PSY13
Consult-Liaison Psychiatry - Charlotte 4PSY12
Emergency Room Psychiatry AI - Charlotte 4AIM312
Outpatient Community Psychiatry - Charlotte 4PSY11