2. Does my disposition plan have to correspond or match the HEARTSMAP tool’s recommendations for management?

Patient care ultimately resides with the clinician. HEARTSMAP is intended to guide users through a psychosocial assessment, but should not replace clinical judgment. Your disposition plan does not have to match the HEARTSMAP tool’s recommendations for management. How clinicians decide to access services, or consult psychiatric specialties, is at the discretion of the clinician.

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