1Consultant Psychiatrist, Cwm Taf University Health Board, UK
2Specialty Trainee in Old Age Psychiatry, Wales Deanery, UK
*Corresponding author: VM Aziz, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cwm Taf University Health Board, Cynon Valley Hospital, New Road, Mountain Ash, UK, Email: email@example.com
Submission: February 16, 2018; Published: March 09, 2018
ISSN: 2578-0042Volume2 Issue5
This article looks at the current training, the need for new old age psychiatry curriculum in the UK and the drivers for this.
Keywords: Curriculum; Old age psychiatry; Higher training
1. The current old age psychiatry curriculum was developed in 2010 and updated in 2012.
2. The generic professional capabilities (GPC) aims to identify, simplify and clarify the important core professional capabilities doctors should possess at specialist registration.
3. Supervised learning experiences (SLE) will replace WPBA.
4. There is a need to review the current advanced curriculum for old age psychiatry in the UK.