Certification, Recertification, and Lifetime Learning in Psychiatry

Certification, Recertification, and Lifetime Learning in Psychiatry

Hardcover(New Edition)



Certification, Recertification, and Lifetime Learning in Psychiatry describes the current status of certification and recertification in psychiatry, emphasizing the important historical milestones, the present state of research on the certification process, and options for recertification methods.

This book gives detailed information about the structure of the current written and oral certification examination components. It also provides in-depth research on issues of the validity and reliability of certification methods for all medical specialties, with special emphasis on psychiatry. The authors review the variety of certification renewal approaches used by several specialties and discuss both proposed and alternative methods for recertification in psychiatry.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880484657
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Series: Issues in Psychiatry Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

James H. Shore, M.D., is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Superintendent of the Colorado Psychiatric Hospital at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.

Stephen C. Scheiber, M.D., is Executive Vice President of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., in Chicago, Illinois.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

Foreword. Introductory Issues. The evolving process of certification and recertification. Certification in psychiatry and neurology: past, present, and future. Fundamental issues in certification and recertification. The ABPN Certification Examinations. The Part I Psychiatry Examination: facts about the written examination. The Part II Psychiatry Examination: facts about the oral examination. Certification research in psychiatry. Toward Recertification. Beyond the traditional written and oral examinations: new certification methods. Alternative methods for certification and recertification in psychiatry. Critical incident technique as a new examination method. The Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination: examination as educational tool. The PKSAP as a vehicle for recertification in psychiatry. The lessons and the future. Appendix: ABPN Statement on Certification and Competence in Psychiatry (1989).

American Psychiatric Publishing

What People are Saying About This

James H. Scully Jr.

This book is both a comprehensive and concise review of where the field of psychiatry has been and where it is going, in terms of certification and recertification. The many options available to psychiatry are presented in an open and flexible manner. This book should be of interest not only to those in psychiatric education and the certification process, but to those interested in the future clinical practice of psychiatry.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews