Elective Rotation - Assertive Community Treatment Team - Bank Street
Royal Ottawa Hospital Satellite
Brief Description of Rotation
The resident will work within an ACTT setting and treatment framework. There will be exposure to a wide variety of patients with multiple comorbidities and treatment challenges. Individuals will be seen in a diversity of settings including boarding homes, shelters, supported housing and independent living. Residents will become familiar with community resources available to treat patients outside of the hospital setting. If desired, observed interviews simulating Royal College examinations will be available.
Principal Supervisor: Dr. Raj Bhatla
To treat individuals with severe and persistent psychiatric disorders in a community setting
Comprehensively assess patients and develop treatment plans within a multi-disciplinary team setting
To effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team setting
To improve interview skills
Residency Level: Primarily PGY-3 and PGY-4 Residents
Rotation Length: Six Months
Number of Residents: One
Debbie Hall, Postgraduate Coordinator
The Ottawa Hospital (General Campus), 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
All visiting elective residents must comply with the University of Ottawa policies and timelines.