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Patient Care

PATIENT CARE

Residents must be able to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.

• The resident shall demonstrate the ability to perform and document a comprehensive psychiatric history and examination in adult, geriatric, and child/adolescent patients.

• Based on a comprehensive psychiatric assessment, the resident shall demonstrate the ability to develop and document:

• A complete DSM multi-axial differential diagnosis

• A case formulation and evaluation plan including appropriate laboratory, medical, and psychological examinations

• A comprehensive treatment plan addressing biological, psychological, and social domains.

• The resident shall demonstrate the ability to comprehensively assess, discuss, document, and intervene concerning the patients' potential for self-harm or harm to others.

• The resident shall demonstrate the ability to conduct therapeutic interviews, e.g., enhance the ability to collect and use clinically relevant material through the conduct of supportive interventions, and exploratory interventions and clarifications.

• The resident shall demonstrate the ability to conduct a range of individual, group, and family therapies using standard, accepted models that are evidence-based, and integrate these psychotherapies in multi-modal treatment, including biological and social interventions.ounsel and educate patients and their families