Description & Services
Description (Service) 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 Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
OTN Pharmacist appointments: Wed 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Atikokan
Eligibility Rostered patients of the Atikokan Clinic
Application Requires booked appointments; allows 1 hour per session
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-597-8781
Fax 807-597-6008
Website www.atikokanfht.com
Primary Contact Brianna Coulson, Reception; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 0
Primary Executive Karen Lusignan, Executive Director; Phone: 807-597-8781 ext 1; Email: karen@atikokanfht.com
Alternate Executive Glenys Vanstone, Pharmacist
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 Pharmacist Services 
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)