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Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELECT EFAMT - Study in Addiction Medicine


COURSE DIRECTOR(S): Tammy Baudoin, M.D. PHONE: 318.675.5347
ELECTIVE DIRECTOR(S): David Boyle, Ph.D.
DURATION OF ELECTIVE: 4 Weeks CONTACT: Melissa Joy Reger
LOCATION OF ELECTIVE: LSUHSC at Monroe
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2 Contact Megan Moore for Housing ELECTIVE OFFERED DURING BLOCKS: All 318.330.7650 / mmoor7@lsuhsc.edu COURSE CODE: EFAMT

1 credit

GOAL:        

Students will develop an understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of chemically dependent patients.

 

OBJECTIVES

 

 Students will identify methods of detoxification and general medical care associated with acute and chronic chemically dependent patients.

 Students will identify current methods of treating chemical dependency, including both in-patient and out-patient modalities.

 Students will identify the pharmacological basis and physiologic consequences of chemical      dependence.

 Students will identify the basic principles used in counseling the families of chemically dependent patients.

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES OF SENIOR STUDENTS

 

 

Students will be an active member of the Addiction Team in the hospital and in the Family Practice Center. They will perform detailed substance abuse histories (including acute and chronic physiological consequences of addiction) and discharge planning (including referral procedures for out-patient treatment). Students will also rotate at a local addiction treatment facility where they will participate in treatment planning and participate in daily individual and group therapies with the patients and staff. Supervision will be provided by LSUHSC faculty.

 

There will be no call duty.

 

 

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

As appropriate to the subject matter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Housing is provided for students.

 

All

Pass/Fail