Geriatric Psychiatry

LOCATION: Charleston Area Medical Center; Charleston, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Dr. James P. Griffith
DURATION: 2 or 4 weeks
OFFERED: Intermittently
STATUS: Elective


Provide experience and training to medical students in field of geriatric psychiatry.

Methods to Achieve Objectives

  1. Assist in care of hospitalized inpatient geriatric psychiatric patients;
  2. Work in geriatric outpatient psychiatry clinic weekly with preceptor;
  3. Assist with geriatric psychiatry consultations at nearby long term facility;
  4. Perform assigned reading in geriatric psychiatry.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Daily observation.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE ROTATION REPORT TO: 6th Floor East, General Hospital at 8:00AM.