I finished my first week of APTU (Adult Psychiatric Treatment Unit)! It is a locked unit where the more acute psychiatric patients are cared for, and yes, it’s pretty much exactly what you are picturing for a locked psychiatric unit. It’s been interesting to say the least. I feel I have more autonomy for the patients I am following, and my patient interviewing skills have been tested for sure. I will share more over the next 2 weeks.
Back in Boston again this weekend. Already been spoiled with an amazing dinner at Scampo in the beautiful Liberty Hotel. Tonight, We are seeing the world premiere of Waitress at ART in Harvard Square, I am so excited!! My weekends on Psych have been so great- I am making the most of them during the summer and before OB starts and my energy depletes. You know, that work hard, play hard mentality.
I’ve been keeping up with my #100happy days project! Here’s an update: