Behavioral Health (MPAS546)


Course Memo

Students will study conditions and diseases of behavioral health/psychiatry. The focus will be on common diseases of psychiatric medicine and behavioral health medicine that may be encountered in clinical practice. Lectures, case studies, evidence-based medicine, problem-based learning, web-based education, independent study, and diagnostic or radiological images included in presentation. Laboratory tests that can be used to diagnose and manage common diseases will be presented. These pathologic processes will be illustrated with visual aids and their associated laboratory findings will be described. Case studies will give students the opportunity to solve clinical problems. Method of instruction will be primarily but not limited to classroom lecture, handouts and discussion. Summer