Lectures and Seminars

The programme currently delivers 180 lectures/seminars over the first two years, given by leading experts in their field, covering the Royal College curriculum for the membership examination (Papers A&B). These take place on three Wednesdays per month interspersed with the IoPPN Journal Club and Grand Round and Psychotherapy Case Based Discussion groups.

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Year 1

  • Introduction and Induction
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Clinical Management
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Investigations
  • Human Psychological Development
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Social sciences and Socio-cultural psychiatry
  • History and Philosophy of Psychiatry
  • Psychological Therapies


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Year 2

  • Critical Appraisal
  • Child and Adolescent
  • Affective disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Liaison Psychiatry
  • Addictions
  • Old Age Psychiatry
  • Perinatal disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosexual dysfunction
  • Learning difficulties
  • Developmental disorders
  • Forensic Psychiatry

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Year 3

Once a trainee has successfully completed their membership papers (A & B) they can choose not to attend the lecture programme and can instead use their weekly protected time to pursue academic and research interests, whilst continuing their monthly clinical skills programme, psychotherapy supervision and clinical training for the CASC exam including mock exam practice.



 
Lectures & Seminars
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