Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers the option of having a patient's International Normalized Ratio (INR) tested to determine thickness or thinness of the patient's blood 
  • Serves as an alternative to going to the hospital lab 
  • Uses a "Coagucheck" monitor to offer the point of care (POC) testing 
  • Provides new dosage instructions, if required, to patient under a medical directive 
  • Provides counselling for managing blood levels with medications, lifestyle choices and diet
 
Program information also includes: 
  • Option of attending INR nutrition classes in partnership with FHT dietitian 
  • Assistance from FHT Pharmacist
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Anyone requiring INR testing on a regular basis; do not have to be rostered with clinic
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-8781
Fax 807-597-6008
Website www.atikokanfht.com
Primary Contact Ashley McEvoy, Program Coordinator and Registered Practical Nurse; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 3; Email: ashley@atikokanfht.com
Primary Executive Karen Lusignan, Executive Director, Family Health Team; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 1; Email: karen@atikokanfht.com
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 101 Zuke Rd
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
 
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Intersection Zuke Rd and Mackenzie Ave E
Mailing Address c/o INR Program 
PO Box 398 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Lift available from lower to upper level for clinic services
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)