Educational Curriculum

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

NEW – Eleventh 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 seven mini-modules, each of which can be used as free-standing teaching sessions or collectively as one comprehensive curriculum.

 

The ELEVENTH EDITION of the ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Training Directors and Teachers of Psychopharmacology in Psychiatric Residency Programs includes over 100 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.

 

To purchase the curriculums or for more information, click here.

 

The ASCP Model Curriculum was Featured in The American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal

The American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal featured an article focusing on the purpose, mission, and efforts of the ASCP Model Curriculum. Click here for the full article.

 

Joint Medical Student and Primary Care Curriculum, 5th Edition

Fifth Edition, ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Directors of Education and Teachers of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Medical Students, Primary Care Residents

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 fifth edition Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Medical Students, Primary Care Residents/Mental Health Clinicians was created for residents and practicing primary care physicians.
 
The curriculum includes an introduction, rationale, and objectives for developing, teaching, and evaluating a psychopharmacology curriculum. The curriculum focuses on the basic understanding of psychotropic medications and conditions they treat, along with dosing and therapeutic information. 
 
The 20 lectures cover the general background of a particular diagnostic area as an introduction to the basics of psychopharmacologic treatment. The core lectures cover clinical psychopharmacology on topics to primary care and medical students including the art of psychopharmacology, evaluation and managing side effects of psychiatric medications, and psychopharmacology warnings and management. There is also a 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.