Competencies

Portfolio File No. 1 - Competencies

    1. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate and apply a thorough knowledge of drug treatment of all major mental illnesses. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the relevant pharmaceutical aspects of drug treatment choice
      • Demonstrate awareness of the principles of prescribing quality.
    2. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate evidence of effective communication skills. The candidate will be able to:
      • Provide evidence of effective involvement within a multidisciplinary environment
      • Provide evidence of experience of effective communication with service users
      • Demonstrate clear, concise and effective written and oral communication skills.
    3. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate active involvement in the provision and development of the pharmaceutical aspects of mental health care. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate a wide experience of the provision of pharmaceutical services in mental health.
    4. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate a commitment to care and an empathy with people with mental health needs. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate a commitment to patient care.
    5. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate a vision for the future development of pharmaceutical mental health care. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate initiative in their work.

 Portfolio File No. 2 - Competencies

    1. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate and apply a thorough knowledge of drug treatment of all major mental illnesses. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacoeconomics
      • Demonstrate awareness of the principles of prescribing quality
      • Interpret published papers.

Portfolio File No. 3 - Competencies

    1. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate and apply a thorough knowledge of drug treatment of all major mental illnesses. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate awareness of the principles of prescribing quality
      • Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of drug treatments to clinical situations.
    2. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate evidence of effective communication skills. The candidate will be able to:
      • Provide evidence of productive involvement within a multidisciplinary environment
      • Give medicines information in an effective and clear manner
      • Demonstrate clear, concise and effective written and oral communication skills.
    3. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate active involvement in the provision and development of the pharmaceutical aspects of mental health care. The candidate will be able to:
      • Demonstrate a wide experience of the provision of pharmaceutical services in mental health
      • Plan local service development to meet changing needs in mental health care.
    4. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate a commitment to care and an empathy with people with mental health needs. The candidate will be able to:
      • Show empathy with patients in their approach to provision of services.
    5. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate a vision for the future development of pharmaceutical mental health care. The candidate will be able to:
      • Show a clear vision for personal and service development in the future of pharmaceutical mental health services.

Portfolio File No. 4 - Competencies

    1. A CMHP member will be able to demonstrate a vision for the future development of pharmaceutical mental health care. The candidate will be able to:
      • Show a clear vision for personal and service development in the future of pharmaceutical mental health services.