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Atikokan Family Health Team
Pharmacist Services

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Description
Educates patients about their medications
  • Utilizes the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Works by Nurse and patient reviewing all medications with Pharmacist on the OTN who provides medication education, side effects and potential interactions
  • Provides a medication schedule to each patient
  • Records the findings in patient's Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for physician's awareness
Discharge Medication Reconciliation
  • Reviews all medication lists for patients discharged from Atikokan General Hospital (AGH)
  • Records all changes in patient's EMR
  • Refers patients with numerous changes to a 1-hour OTN session with Pharmacist
Also provides:
  • Medication reviews for patients referred to the Falls Prevention program
  • Monitoring of the INR test results; makes phone calls to patients with their new orders and informs them of when it's time for the next blood test
NOTE: Pharmacist makes annual visit to Atikokan Clinic for in-person consultations
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
OTN Pharmacist appointments: Wed 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
Requires booked appointments; allows 1 hour per session
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On April 27, 2020

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