Experiential Core Curriculum will include:
Outpatient experience including intensive outpatient treatment or day treatment programs, addiction medicine consult services in an ambulatory setting, pharmacotherapy, and/or other medical services where the resident provides patient assessment, counselling, treatment planning and co-ordination with other outpatient services. (Examples: Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic (RAAM; The Royal), Concurrent Disorders Unit (CDU) Day program (the Royal), Transitional Aged Youth Service (the Royal), Oasis (Sandy Hill Community Health Centre))
Inpatient experiences including medical withdrawal management, hospital based rehabilitation programs, and consultation services in acute care hospitals. (examples: ASU Medical Withdrawal Management (the Royal), CDU Residential Service (the Royal), The Substance Use Program (SUP) Inpatient Consult Service (The Ottawa Hospital))
Longitudinal rotations devoted to providing continuity care to a roster of patients who have a substance use disorder. (examples: University of Ottawa Health Services, Transitional aged youth service (Royal), Regional Opioid Intervention Service (Royal), Oasis (Sandy Hill Community Health Centre))
Elective Options (including longitudinal) may include: Pain Medicine, Infectious Disease, Public Health, Hepatology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Rural Addiction Medicine, Pediatric/Youth Addictions, Scholarly Activities and other community experiences.
More detailed information about rotations/services can be obtained by contacting Dr. Melanie Willows. ([email protected])