Psychopharmacology Seminar:

Mind, Medications, and Mental Disorders  

 

From September to April.

Currently meets on the second Thursday of every month from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM

 

Instructor: Mansoor Malik, MD mamalik@Howard.edu

Howard University Hospital

Seminar Description: The Psychopharmacology Seminar is attended by UCS interns and interns in the psychopharmacology program. 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 May, 2012