ACT RNs will participate in interactive discussions, sharing experiences, reviewing observations, best practice treatment development and conclusions throughout a PowerPoint presentation lead by a Master’s ACT nurse.
To address the multiple roles and responsibilities of the ACT Team Nurse including direct service, medications management, doctor-team liaison, and integration of the ACT RN into the team and community setting.
Upon completion of this training participants will be able to:
- Describe the required education, experience along with competencies of an Assertive Community Treatment nurse;
- Describe the primary duties and responsibilities of the ACT Nurse;
- Identify the primary physical health issues common to people who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness; and
- List three key steps in teaching other ACT staff and people receiving ACT services about the disorders.