APRY2 Mental Health

The APRY2 mental health speciality is meant to prepare residents to work in Clinical Pharmacy Specialist positions (CPS) in mental health, psychiatry and addictions. Rotation will prepare residents to respond to a wide variety of emergent and non-emergent issues related to comprehensive patient care in a mental health setting. Outcomes for residents include:

[list of same outcomes related to critical care]

A sample schedule of rotations in the program includes:

Core rotations (24 weeks)

  • Mental Health and Addictions 1 (8 weeks)
  • Mental Health and Addictions 2 (6 weeks)
  • Substance Use and Abuse (4 weeks)
  • Forensic Psychiatry (4 weeks)
  • Withdrawal Management and Outpatient Treatments (2 weeks)

Elective rotations (8 weeks) - Pick 2

  • Women's Mental Health (4 weeks)
  • Treatment for Street-Involved Youth (4 weeks)
  • Mental Health and Addictions Medicine Service (4 weeks)
  • Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry (4 weeks)

Coursework (8 weeks, Longitudinal)

  • Critical Appraisal
  • Research Methodology
  • Statistic and Modelling
  • Academic Writing and Presentation

Research project (6 weeks)

  • Project Design
  • Ethics Approval
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Manuscript and Presentation

Vacation (2 weeks)

Orientation (1 week)

Teaching (1 week)

Please note that rotations are still being finalised and subject to change contingent on preceptor and site availability.