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DPSY5101

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Leah Brennan

Synopsis

At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Conduct a psychiatric interview with a client, incorporating a mental status examination.
  2. Complete a thorough and accurate written evaluation of a client.
  3. Be familiar with major classes of psychiatric illness.
  4. Feel competent in the formulation and diagnosis of a wide variety of psychiatric problems.

Objectives

At the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Conduct a clinical interview with a client, incorporating a mental status examination.
  2. Complete a thorough and accurate written evaluation of a client.
  3. Be familiar with major classes of psychiatric illness.
  4. Feel competent in the formulation and diagnosis of a wide variety of psychiatric problems.

Assessment

Satisfactory attendance and participation are required to pass the unit. All the remaining components of assessments must attain a pass standard. Two mental status examinations (1000 words); Psychiatric history report (1500 words); One hour end of semester test.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Keong Yap