Our Dedicated Nurse Practitioners
When SCT's services are combined, the NP becomes an integral part of the clinical team at the facility by filling gaps of service and adding a holistic element to the care of each resident.
The NP program provides the facility with following benefits:
Comprehensive Enhanced Overall Health Care
Reduced Stress for facility staff members
Increased perceived value of facility
The NP's responsibilities are a combination of the following services:
Review medications to monitor effectiveness, interactions, side effects, etc. as part of a maintenance/preventive initiative. Recommend adjustments to medication and if necessary treatment as needed.
Mental Status Management
Monitor residents' mental status utilizing appropriate examination methods, also as part of the maintenance/preventive initiative. Recommend adjustments to medication and/or treatment as needed.
On-site “Physician Extender”
Be available to visit patients in real time as needed or requested by the facility staff to perform examinations and/or treatment for medical issues that arise.
Provide supplemental psychotherapy services when additional coverage is necessary.