EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRY AND PUBLIC HEALTH Syllabus

330.629.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 1 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Description

    Students learn the principles and basics of emergency psychiatry, providing an up-to-date approach in terms of epidemiological features, assessment and treatment possibilities, and research.

  • Intended Audience

    Mental health providers and researchers interested in the public health perspective of emergency psychiatryc including the epidemiology of mental health problems in emergency medicine, the delivery of mental health care in emergency medicine, and opportunities for research.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: 7-8 page double-spaced paper integrating materials discussed in class on the history, epidemiology, assessment and treatment or research, within emergency psychiatry

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.