The duration of the clinical, psychiatric posting will be 8 weeks scheduled in the final year of the medical programme. Prior to this intensive teaching and training, students would have already been exposed to a series of lectures, seminars and other teaching and learning activities of behavioural science, normal and applied psychology in an effort to prepare them for clinical psychiatry in the final year posting.
Clinical teaching will be conducted with emphasis on bedside teaching. In addition students will participate in clinical conferences and clinical ward rounds. The clinical component of the psychiatric posting will be conducted at the Department of Psychiatry of Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang; and mental institution of Hospital Permai Tampoi Johor for Forensic Psychiatry posting.