Psychotherapy in medical practice - Requirements PDF 

Name of the course: Psychotherapy in medical practice
Type of the course: compulsory
code: AOKPSI050_1A
credit: 2 credits
Presenter of the course: Dr. Bereczki Dániel, Dr. Túry Ferenc
First semester: 2015/2016

 

Course objectives:

The objective of the course is that students acquire basic skills in psychotherapy which are necessary in general medical practice. Students are expected to gain knowledge about basic psychotherapeutic techniques necessary in the medical profession. Further objectives of the course are to further-develop the students communication skills, to enable them to independently recognize and treat the problems approachable with psychotherapy on a basic level.

Course Syllabus:

  1. The role of psychotherapy in the medical praxis
  2. Stages of psychotherapy process
  3. Core competencies, mechanism of changes and techniques of psychotherapies
  4. Psychotherapy of anxiety disorders
  5. Psychotherapy of affective disorders
  6. Psychotherapy of sleep disorders
  7. Psychotherapy of somatoform disorders
  8. Psychotherapy in the treatment of chronic disorders
  9. Crisis intervention. Detection and psychotherapy of suicidal intentions
  10. Psychotherapy of eating and sexual disorders
  11. Psychotherapy of alcohol and drug abuse/Dependence
  12. Psychotherapeutic rehabilitation of psychotic patients
  13. Treating difficult cases. Personality disorders

The e-learning material: Students have to read the e-learning material, and answer the controlling test questions on a weekly basis.

The seminars: Students practice psychotherapy techniques related to lectures and the e-learning material through role playing under the supervision of the seminar leader.

Participation on a seminar and making up for absences: Every student must read the e-learning unit and answer the control questions for every seminar as a condition of attending (>75% correct answer).

You can miss no more than three seminars during the term. It is possible to make up for an absence by attending another seminar group the same week.

For doing that students must ask the approval of both their teacher and the teacher of the group they aim to join for making up via e-mail.

 

 

Certifying the absence(s) from seminars and examinations:

Requirement for the participation on seminars is to read the e-learning material and complete the e-learning exercises. Attendance list and practice record will be made on every seminar. The seminar leader notes down the following data in the practice record: topic of the seminar, the demonstrated psychotherapeutic techniques, the practice group and the date.  In case of absence the Department will not accept medical certificate, absences have to be made up.

Assesments during the semester (reports, written assignements) :

Continuous assessment: Requirement for the participation on seminars is pre-reading the e-learning material and doing the control questions each week.

Requirements for the signature at the end of the semester:

  1. Regular active participation in seminars where psychotherapy techniques are practiced (participate in role plays) , (2) reading the e-learning material and doing the control questions each week before attending the seminar and (3) completing at least 10 e-learning tests with an error rate of 25%.

Method of the calculation of marks:

The condition for getting the semi-final grade is to pass an oral examination. The examination grade comprises the average of the grades for two oral examination questions (from a list of topics taken from the e-learning and textbook material).

Type of the exam: oral

Requirements for the exam: Regular active participation in seminars where psychotherapy techniques are practiced (participate in role plays) , (2) reading the e-learning material and doing the control questions each week before attending the seminar and (3) completing at least 10 e-learning tests with an error rate of 25%.

(4) Studying the exam material. Exam topic lists available on the websites of both the Institute and the Department.

Application for the exam: Through the Neptun system. Students are required to register for the exam date of the institution the seminars of which they have attended during the semester.

Changing the application for the exam: Through the Neptun system.

Justification of the absence from the exam: Medical certificate has to be presented within three workdays to the course leader.

Course and recommended text books: Chapters of the book are available at the website of  the Department Psychiatry and Psychotherapy