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PPH77200 - Capstone and Practicum in Clinical Psychopharmacology

(0.5 units)
Students will participate in a psychopharmacology practicum for a total of 80 hours. They will be supervised by a qualified clinical practitioner with demonstrated skills and experience in clinical psychopharmacology in accordance with the prevailing jurisdictional law. Clinical supervision will be for one hour per week or one hour per eight hours of patient contact. Students will be actively involved in consultation with physicians, advanced practice nurse practitioners specializing in psychiatric nursing and/or appropriately credentialed psychologists regarding the prescribing of psychoactive medications. The Clinical Psychopharmacology Practicum components will be consistent with APA Recommendations. The Psychopharmacology Practicum courses will require students to demonstrate competence in medication therapy management specific to psychopathology. Students will need to arrange their own practicum according to the guidelines listed in the course syllabus.