Educational Curriculum

The American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology is excited to offer these educational resources:

NEW РFourth Edition, ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Directors of Education and Teachers of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Medical Students, Primary Care Residents and Mental Health Clinicians 

Based on the award-winning Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Residents and in collaboration with the Association of Directors of Medical Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP), the fourth edition Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Medical Students, Primary Care Residents/Mental Health Clinicians has combined the second edition of the Primary Care curriculum and the third edition of the Medical Student Curriculum. The Primary Care curriculum was created for residents and practicing primary care physicians. The Medical Student curriculum was created for either basic science education or to the junior clerkship, a comprehensive lecture on the ethics of physician/industry interactions, and a complete course in substance abuse psychopharmacology.

 

The curriculum includes an introduction, rationale, and objectives for developing, teaching, and evaluating a psychopharmacology curriculumThe curriculum focuses on the basic understanding of psychotropic medications and conditions they treat, along with dosing and therapeutic information.

 

 Components:

  • The 16 lectures cover the general background of a particular diagnostic area as an introduction to the basics of psychopharmacologic treatment.
    • 12 core lectures in clinical psychopharmacology.
    • 4 clinical pearls on topics to primary care and medical students including the art of psychopharmacology, therapeutic alliance in pediatric psychopharmacology, evaluation and managing side effects of psychiatric medications, and psychopharmacology warnings and management.
    • 16 lecture substance abuse supplement.
  • Objectives and pre and post-test questions are included in most lectures.
  • Special features have been added, including recommendations of outstanding texts, journals, and web sites.

 

NEW – Ninth Edition, ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum

The Psychopharmacology of Depression curriculum and tool box is a multi-modal psychopharmacology curricula to support training in U.S. Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Programs. It consists of twelve mini-modules, each of which can be used as free-standing teaching sessions or collectively as one comprehensive curriculum.

 

The NINTH EDITION of the ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Training Directors and Teachers of Psychopharmacology in Psychiatric Residency Programs includes over 80 lectures in PowerPoint format. The material covers a basic course (PG Is and IIs) and in an advanced course (for PG IIIs & IVs) plus supplementary lectures. Pre and post-test questions are included for most lectures. Special features have been added, including recommendations of outstanding texts, journals, web sites, P450 interactions, algorithms.

 

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