Psychopharmacology Seminar:

Mind, Medications, and Mental Disorders  

 

From September to April. Currently meets on the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 

Instructor: Mansoor Malik, MD mamalik@howard.edu

Howard University Hospital

Seminar Description: The Psychopharmacology Seminar is attended by UCS interns. The seminar is didactic and interdisciplinary in nature and identifies recent developments in the field of psychopharmacology. A portion of every seminar is devoted to discussing clinical cases with significant psychopharmacological  issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Interns will demonstrate familiarity with psychopharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

  • Interns will demonstrate knowledge of basic psychopharmacology agents (e.g., antipsychotics and antidepressants).

  • Interns will demonstrate familiarity with side effects of commonly-prescribed psychotropic medications Interns will exhibit proficiency in identifying issues with dual therapy.

  • Interns will exhibit proficiency in identifying issues with dual therapy.

  • Interns will demonstrate the ability to identify psychiatric emergencies and the need for referral/hospitalization.

  • Trainees will demonstrate a general understanding of ethnic psychopharmacology and cultural competency issues.

 

Last updated March, 2014