Elective Rotations: ACTT - Bank Street

Elective Rotation - Assertive Community Treatment Team - Bank Street


Location

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.


Supervision

Principal Supervisor: Dr. Raj Bhatla


Objectives

  1. To treat individuals with severe and persistent psychiatric disorders in a community setting

  2. Comprehensively assess patients and develop treatment plans within a multi-disciplinary team setting

  3. To effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team setting

  4. To improve interview skills


General Information

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
Phone: 613-737-8955
Email: dehall@toh.ca


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