Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine Queen's University

Emergency On-Call

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry Emergency On Call orientation site. In order to prepare you during your rotation and on call coverage, a package has been made available online.  Included are assessment and management guidelines for the various clients you will come in contact with in emergency. As well procedural tools, confidentially issues and a list of resources available have been included.  An electronic copy of the on call handbook has been included and a link to the Ontario Mental Health Act. 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Program Medical Director:

Dr. Susan Finch

Assessing a Child and Adolescent
Crisis Management and Aspects of BPD
Emergency Psychiatry
Medical Stability and Substance Related Emergencies
Mental Health Resources - Phone Numbers
Processes and Procedures
Resident Handbook
Suicide: Risk Assessment
A Practical Guide to Mental Health and Law in Ontario