Article Title: An Outline Of Structured Training Programme(Stp) For Fcps In Psychiatry (Intermediate Module)

Author(s): Movadat H Rana, Saeed Farooq, Sohail Ali, Muhammad Iqbal Afridi

Institute(s): The Psychiatry Department, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, Armed Forces of Pakistan; Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar; Combined Military Hospital, Kohat; Department of Psychiatry, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi.

Journal: Journal of Pakistan Psychiatric Society, 2008, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 58-64

Correspondence Address: mhrana786@gmail.com

Abstract

There is an increasing emphasis on structural training programme based on identifying competency in the field of medical education. The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has started developing residency programmes in various disciplines to formalize and structure the training based on modern educational principles. Ther faculty of Psychiatry of CPSP took the lead in developing the first structured training programme. Structured training programme implies a training period with defined entry requirements and clear objectives that follow a curriculum with assessment and feedback as an integral part of the programme. We present the briad outline of a structured training programme for intermediate module which is being implemented by CPSP. The aim is to raise the awareness about CPSP programmes and invite feedback from the readers.

Key words: Structured training programme (STP), College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), Psychiatry, Intermediate module.