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Table 6 General Adult Psychiatry training in Europe – synthesis of collected data

From: Training of adult psychiatrists and child and adolescent psychiatrists in europe: a systematic review of training characteristics and transition from child/adolescent to adult mental health services

General Adult Psychiatry training Number / number of known data (%)
National standardized training program
  Y 19 / 24 (79%)
Quality control of the training program
 Presence
  Y 20 / 23 (87%)
 Realized by
  ministry of health or national board 16 / 23 (70%)
  regional or university 3 / 23 (13%)
  both 1 / 23 (4%)
Program length (years)
  <  4 3 / 34 (9%)
  4 ≤ ≤ 6 26 / 34 (76%)
  >  6 0 / 34
  Contradictory 5 / 34 (15%)
Assessment
 Presence
  Y 25 / 32 (78%)
   during training 3 / 32 (9.5%)
   during training and final board exam 19 / 32 (59%)
   final board exam 3 / 32 (9.5%)
  N 1 / 32 (3%)
  Contradictory 6 / 32 (19%)
 Realized by
  supervisor only 10 / 28 (36%)
  board commission 2 / 28 (7%)
  WBA 4 / 28 (14%)
  supervisor and board commission 6 / 28 (21%)
  supervisor and WBA 5 / 28 (18%)
  supervisor, board commission and WBA 1 / 28 (4%)
 Logbook
  Y 23 / 28 (82%)
 Consequences
  Y 18 / 25 (72%)
Compulsory common trunk of fundamental knowledge (UEMS 2003)
 General adult psychiatry
  Y 28 / 28 (100%)
 CAP, learning difficulties and mental handicap
  Y 27 / 28 (96%)
 Old age psychiatry
  Y 18 / 26 (69%)
 Addictions
  Y 28 / 29 (97%)
 Forensic psychiatry
  Y 23 / 26 (88%)
 Psychotherapy
  Y 19 / 29 (66%)
  N 7 / 29 (24%)
  Contradictory 3 / 29 (10%)
Compulsory common trunk of skills (UEMS 2003)
 In-patient psychiatry
  Y 27 / 27 (100%)
 Out-patient psychiatry
  Y 28 / 28 (100%)
 Liaison and consultation psychiatry
  Y 15 / 27 (55%)
  N 11 / 27 (41%)
  Contradictory 1 / 27 (4%)
 Emergency psychiatry
  Y 27 / 27 (100%)
Compulsory training
 Neurology
  Y 13 / 14 (93%)
 Internal medicine
  Y 10 / 12 (83%)
  1. Abbreviations: Y yes, N no, WBA workplace based assessment, UEMS Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes