Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 3 weeks before the rotation start date.
Orientation for the first Monday:
Reporting Time: 9:00 A.M.
Reporting Place: University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd., Room 361
Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.
INGALLS REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS
Medical Director of Clerkship: Dr. Kumar Moolayil
Administrative Assistant(s): David Woods
Students should come to the Wyman Gordon Pavilion on the Ingalls Memorial Hospital Campus. The entire campus has the address of 1 Ingalls Drive, Harvey, IL 60426. The Wyman Gordon Pavilion is located on the corner of Paulina and 155th Street, across the Street and to the North of the Emergency Department. Parking is located on the North side of the building and the entrance to the building is located on the East side. They should come to Room 170 (Go straight down the long hallway and just before you get to the elevators there will be a hallway to the right. Room 170 is the first door in that hallway) and ask for Ashley Dunbar, our Program Assistant. Her phone number is 708-915-5477.
All administrative and immunization requirements go through the Medical Staff Office, not Ashley Dunbar or Rachel Greenspan. The Medical Staff Office’s contact are: Desiree Cortes ([email protected]; 630-527-5805) and Christina Ewing ([email protected]; 630-527-3083)
- Current TB results, and/or chest x-ray (annual)
1 Ingalls Drive, Wyman Gordon Pavilion, Harvey, Illinois 60426
Driving Directions from UIC:
Estimated (non-rush hour traffic) time: 30 minutes
Estimated distance: 22 miles
Please note: if you enter the above address into your GPS, it will take you to the main entrance to the main hospital, not the Wyman Gordon Pavilion. Please follow the directions below.
- Go East on Roosevelt Road
- Enter highway on the Right, taking I-90 E/I-94 E/Dan Ryan Expressway East
- Merge onto I-57 S via exit 63 towards Memphis.
- Take the W 147th St/Sibley Blvd/IL-83 exit on the right
- Turn LEFT onto 147th St/Sibley Blvd
- Turn RIGHT onto Wood St (there is a Mobil station on the right)
- turn LEFT onto 154th Street (there is a traffic light and a Popeye’s on the corner)
- Make first RIGHT hand turn onto Page Street.
- Enter Driveway on the left next to the wavy red brick building (Wyman Gordon Pavilion).
- Park anywhere in that parking lot. Entrance to the building is on Paulina (the East side of the building).
Ingalls Memorial Hospital
Description of Rotation/Educational Experience
The Ingalls Memorial Hospital Curriculum will expose students to the following programs:
Inpatient Treatment Programs
- Adolescents ages 12-18
- Adults ages 18-55
- Older Adults ages 55 and up
- Addiction and Recovery ages 18 and up
Outpatient Treatment Programs (PHP and IOP)
- Adolescents ages 12-18
- Adults ages 18-55
- Older Adults ages 55 and up
Private Practice Outpatient Program
Assessment and Referral
- Medical floor consults
- Emergency Department consults
- Psych holds
The clinical training program is committed to providing comprehensive training experiences that will facilitate the student’s professional development. A primary goal of the program is to assist the student in strengthening and consolidating his/her clinical and professional skills and integrating these skills into his/her professional identity. During this clinical rotation students are expected to attain an adequate level of knowledge and understanding of treating adolescents, adults, and older adults with severe psychiatric and behavioral disorders.
Special focus is given to student development in the following areas:
A. The consolidation of core professional competencies in psychiatry including attitudes, theoretical knowledge and applied skills necessary to work with a broad range of clients issues and problems. Core skills include: initial consultation and assessment skills, crisis assessment and intervention skills, individual therapy, group therapy skills, ethical decision making, and consultation and prevention skills.
B. The consolidation and integration of knowledge, awareness, appreciation, and skills for work with diverse populations. Students are encouraged and mentored to examine and explore their knowledge of and attitudes toward cultural, racial, sexual, religious, physical, and age differences as part of this development.
C. The consolidation of knowledge, understanding, and application of ethical principals and practices in clinical work. This includes knowledge of laws and regulations as well as the awareness of challenges, recent developments, and trends in the field of psychiatry. This also involves a commitment on the part of the student to ongoing, lifelong learning and development, both personally and professionally.
- Learn about the assessment instruments and psychiatric scales used in the assessment of mental disorders.
- Understand the terminology used in the diagnostic process for psychiatric disorders.
- Identify the major signs of psychiatric disorders.
- Learn the etiological factors associated with major psychiatric disorders.
- Understand the role of stress and anxiety in mental health adjustment.
- Learn the basics of psychiatric interviewing techniques.
- Achieve an understanding of the DSM diagnostic criteria major psychiatric disorders.
- Identify the types of psychotherapeutic interventions appropriate for the major psychiatric disorders.
- Identify suicide risk and other psychiatric emergencies.
- Learn general management techniques for psychiatric emergencies.
- Achieve knowledge about the major types of drugs used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
- Learn about the community and mental health agencies available for the management of psychiatric problems and disorders.
- Understand when to refer to a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.
- Recognize the substances commonly involved in dependence and abuse.
Assignment of a minimum of two patients in collaboration with and as supervised by attending Psychiatrist.
a. Participation in individual and group therapy process.
b. Participation in Psychiatric Evaluation Process.
c. Participation in the 1 Hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessments.
d. Participation in History and Physical Examinations.
e. Participation in Treatment Staffings.
f. Participation in Unit Meetings providing presentation of clinical training modules as requested.
g. Participation in family therapy processes as applicable.
h. Participation in discharge planning processes throughout the course of treatment.
Students will receive individualized experience and training in:
a. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques and methodologies
b. Illinois Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act provisions
c. Federal HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions
d. Mandated Reporter Abuse & Neglect reporting protocols
At the completion of the rotation students will demonstrate the following competencies:
a. Conduct initial intake assessments to determine the most clinically appropriate level of care.
b. Demonstrate how to conduct Mental Status Exams, Cognitive Assessments, Self harm and suicide assessments.
c. Demonstrate how to conduct a 1 hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessment.
II. History & Physical Exam:
a. Demonstrate how to take and record focused histories on patients.
b. Associate patient’s complaints with their presented history.
c. Recognize and understand signs and symptoms associated with a specific diagnosis.
d. Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes an appropriate directed physical exam after eliciting a patient history.
e. Recognize pertinent physical findings.
f. Interpret particular physical findings in order to differentiate one disorder from another.
III. Psychiatric Evaluation Process:
a. Demonstrate how to complete a psychiatric evaluation by verbalizing the key components when conducting a psychiatric evaluation.
b. Students must demonstrate knowledge of Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychoses, Substance Abuse Disorders, Eating Disorders, Acute Reaction to Stress, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence.
c. Identify signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
d. Complete written psychiatric report.
IV. Clinical Intervention/Therapy:
a. Demonstrate knowledge of how to facilitate clinical groups which include: Process Groups and Family Therapy.
b. Demonstrate understanding of patient treatment plan.
c. Development of treatment plan.
d. Demonstrate an understanding of discharge planning process.
e. Recognize indications for use of medications.
f. Demonstrate understanding of appropriate follow-up schedule or monitoring approach
regarding a therapeutic regiment.
g. Demonstrate understanding of the actions to take in response to acute, specific drug toxicity.
h. Demonstrate understanding of safe and effective selection and administration of drugs.
i. Demonstrate and understanding of the importance of patient compliance with
treatment and techniques to increase compliance.
j. Demonstrate knowledge of how to work with multidisciplinary treatment team.
a. Provide oral presentation of treatment progress, medical concerns, and other issues relative to assigned patients in (Medical Rounds, and Unit Meetings).
b. Provide clinical training to front line staff on selected topic during Unit Meetings.
VI. Call Schedule and Location:
Monday through Friday hours during the day to allow adequate supervision by Medical Staff and collaboration with Clinical Services Treatment Team
VII. Resident/Attending Involvement:
Close supervision by the Attending Psychiatrists
VIII. Highlight & Unique Features
Program Components include:
- Initial Intake Assessment, free of charge and available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, to insure referral to the most clinically appropriate level of care
- Comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Diagnostic Evaluation
- Individual, Group and Family Counseling
- Behavioral Therapy
- Academic/Classroom Instruction
- Social Skills Training
- Medication Monitoring/Education
- Case Management
- Recreational Therapy
- Art therapy
- Pet therapy
- Occupational therapy
Exposure in full spectrum of clinical programming including:
- Preventative Information Services
- Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs
- Chemical Dependency Assessment and Outpatient Treatment Programs
- Partial Hospitalization Programs
- Collaboration with community agencies and resources in the delivery of treatment
- Exposure to a variety of clinical needs and issues