The course was created within the framework of a grant for "Creation of online courses on health and medical sciences" (LOT number 3: Code: 2020-11-MP-0001/3; project "Providing by 2024 at least 20 percent of students in educational programs of higher education the opportunities to master individual courses, disciplines (modules), including in the format of online courses, using the resources of other organizations engaged in educational activities, including universities, ensuring that the quality of training of students is consistent with the world level").

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You begin studying the course "Actual Issues of General Psychiatry". To complete it successfully you should learn the proposed materials on all topics and pass intermediate tests. The total number of points for the discipline is 100. A maximum of 70 points you can get for passing intermediate tests. The final test is estimated at 30 points. Testing lasts for 60 minutes and you have 2 attempts to take it.

Course summary

The course "Actual Issues of General Psychiatry" is aimed at the formation of students' knowledge of general psychopathology, the study of age and social aspects of psychiatry, the formation of professional competence based on knowledge of the characteristics of psychopathological disorders; teaching the skills of examining mentally ill patients, mastering the skills of the primary diagnosis of mental disorders and behavioral disorders of psychiatric patients, ensuring the readiness of students to use the knowledge gained in their subsequent professional activities.

Course format

The course contains:

– video lectures, revealing the content of the studied topic;

- lecture notes in text format;

– materials for the practical lesson: test and practical tasks.

Each topic is supplied with tasks in a test format. The final control of knowledge is carried out in the form of a test.

Requirements

To study this course, it is necessary to complete basic courses of the Latin language and the foundations of terminology, the theoretical foundations of medicine, normal and pathological physiology, normal and pathological anatomy, pharmacology.

Course contents

Module 1. Regulatory framework for the provision of mental health care. Types of expertise

Topic 1.1. Legal and regulatory framework

Topic 1.2. Medical expertise

Module 2. Fundamentals of General Psychopathology

Topic 2.1. Symptoms and syndromes of impaired sensations, memory, intelligence

Topic 2.2. Perceptual disorders

Topic 2.3. Symptoms and syndromes of impaired consciousness, motor-volitional sphere, attention

Topic 2.4. Symptoms and syndromes of disorders of emotions, thinking, speech

Module 3. Questions of private psychiatry

Topic 3.1. Mental disorders in congenital forms of mental retardation

Topic 3.2. Mental disorders in Tourette's disease

Topic 3.3. Features of the course of mental disorders in pediatrics

Topic 3.4. Psychopharmacology

Competences

GPC-5 ability and willingness to analyze the results of one's own activities to prevent professional mistakes

GPC-6 readiness to maintain medical records

GPC-9 the ability to assess morphofunctional, physiological states and pathological processes in the human body for solving professional problems

PC-3 readiness to carry out anti-epidemic measures, organize protection of the population in the centers of especially dangerous infections, in case of deterioration of the radiation situation, natural disasters and other emergencies, etc.

PC-5 readiness to determine pathological conditions, symptoms, disease syndromes, nosological forms in patients in accordance with the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Problems Related to Health

PC-6 the ability to determine the patient's main pathological conditions, symptoms, disease syndromes, nosological forms in accordance with the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Problems Related to Health

Directions

31.05.01 General medicine

31.05.02 Pediatrics

31.05.03 Dentistry

31.08.20 Psychiatry (Residency)

14.01.06 Psychiatry (Postgraduate study)

Course length: 6 Course start date: 06.09.2021 Grade units: 1 Education hours: 36

Self enrolment (Student)

Course teachers

Svetlana V. Kiryukhina

Dr. Sci. (Medicine), Professor of the Department of Nervous Diseases and Psychiatry, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University

Vyacheslav G. Podsevatkin

Dr. Sci. (Medicine), Professor, Head of the Department of Nervous Diseases and Psychiatry, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University

Dmitriy A. Labunsky

Ph. D. (Medicine), Senior Lecturer of the Department of Nervous Diseases and Psychiatry, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University

Elena S. Samoshkina

Ph. D. (Medicine), Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University

Svetlana V. Garina

Ph. D. (Medicine), Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University

Svetlana V. Podsevatkina

Ph. D. (Medicine), Psychiatrist,Moscow Gannushkin Mental Hospital #4