Step 3: VALIDATE PROFILE IS COMPLETE
Michelle Lorraine Keir
SPECIALTIES AND AREAS OF INTERESTS
Cardiology
Adult Cardiology
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Echocardiography
General Cardiology
Internal Medicine
SITES PROCEDURES PERFORMED AT
Peter Lougheed Centre
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 403 943-4820
Fax: 403 250-9539

NOTES


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This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
7007 14 Street SW, Calgary Alberta, T2V 1P9
Phone: 403-943-8623 Fax: 403-943-8619
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 3 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
  • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
  • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
5. Be 18 years or older.
6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.



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REFERRAL PHONE
403-943-8623
REFERRAL FAX
403-943-8619
PHONE
403-943-8623
FAX
403-943-8619
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
  • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
  • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
  • post myocaridal infarction HF
  • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
  • HF with severe valvular heart disease

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
  • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
  • worsening HF with therapy
  • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
  • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
  • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
  • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
  • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
  • Does not have symptoms of HF
  • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
  • Does not have a primary cardiologist
  • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
  • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
  • Patients followed by another program
  • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.


Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
  • Cardiac Navigation
  • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
  • Primary Cardiologist
  • Internist/GIM clinic 
  • Community paramedics
  • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
  • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


PARKING MAP


ADDRESS
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary Alberta
T2V 1P9
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Module 5A, Level 5 4448 Front Street SE, Calgary Alberta, T3M 1M4
Phone: 403-956-2675 Fax: 403-956-2695
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 3 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
  • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
  • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
5. Be 18 years or older.
6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.



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REFERRAL PHONE
403-956-2675
REFERRAL FAX
403-956-2695
PHONE
403-956-2675
FAX
403-956-2695
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
  • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
  • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
  • post myocaridal infarction HF
  • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
  • HF with severe valvular heart disease

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
  • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
  • worsening HF with therapy
  • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
  • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
  • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
  • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
  • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
  • Does not have symptoms of HF
  • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
  • Does not have a primary cardiologist
  • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
  • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
  • Patients followed by another program
  • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.


Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
  • Cardiac Navigation
  • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
  • Primary Cardiologist
  • Internist/GIM clinic 
  • Community paramedics
  • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
  • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


DIRECTIONS
The Cardiac Function Clinic at SHC is located on level 5, module 5A.
South Health Campus information


The Cardiac Function Clinic at SHC is located on level 5, module 5A.
South Health Campus information


PARKING MAP


ADDRESS
Module 5A, Level 5
4448 Front Street SE
Calgary Alberta
T3M 1M4
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

This facility is wheelchair accessible.


This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CARDIAC FUNCTION CL
CV Labs, East Wing, 4 floor 3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
Phone: 403-943-5579 Fax: 403-668-2165
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 6 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Non-Connect Care Users: 
Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.    
Connect Care Users: 
Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care. 

Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
Non-Connect Care Users: 
Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.    
Connect Care Users: 
Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care. 

Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
  • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
  • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
5. Be 18 years or older.
6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.

Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
  • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
  • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
  • Does not have symptoms of HF
  • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
  • Does not have a primary cardiologist
  • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
  • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
  • Patients followed by another program
  • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.
Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
  • Cardiac Navigation
  • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
  • Primary Cardiologist
  • Internist/GIM clinic 
  • Community paramedics
  • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
  • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
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REFERRAL PHONE
403-943-5579
REFERRAL FAX
403-668-2165
PHONE
403-943-5579
FAX
403-668-2165
LINKED SPECIALISTS

REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
  • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
  • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
  • post myocaridal infarction HF
  • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
  • HF with severe valvular heart disease

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
  • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
  • worsening HF with therapy
  • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
  • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
  • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


DIRECTIONS
Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.



Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.



PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
ADDRESS
CV Labs, East Wing, 4 floor
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary Alberta
T1Y 6J4
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

On major bus route.


This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY PLC AORTOPATHY CL
Aortopathy Clinic, CV Labs 3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
Phone: 403-943-4959 Fax: 403-291-6814
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 9 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
This service treats people with heritable aortopathies.
Provides:
  • assessment, treatment, and follow-up for people who have a known or suspected heritable aortopathy
  • support for patients and family with a social worker and / or nurse
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care centre. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care centre. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Review referral guidelines outlined below

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent request to 403-291-6814
Review referral guidelines outlined below

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent request to 403-291-6814
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Review referral guidelines outlined below

Non-Connect Care Users:
 
Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.    
Connect Care Users: 
Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care. 

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:

  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent request to 403-291-6814

Review referral guidelines outlined below

Non-Connect Care Users:
 
Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.    
Connect Care Users: 
Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care. 

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:

  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent request to 403-291-6814

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Must be 18 years or older.
Must be 18 years or older.
REFERRAL PHONE
403-943-4959
REFERRAL FAX
403-291-6814
PHONE
403-943-4959
FAX
403-291-6814
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Reports
| All Documents

Echocardiography
| Within 6 months
Urgent referrals will be seen within 0-3 months. Semi-urgent referrals will be seen within 3-12 months.

Family history of aneurysm of artery
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Reports
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months
Urgent referrals will be seen within 0-3 months. Semi-urgent referrals will be seen within 3-12 months.

Genetic finding
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Reports
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months

Genetic Consultations and Testing
| Most recent
Urgent referrals will be seen within 0-3 months. Semi-urgent referrals will be seen within 3-12 months.

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative reports
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months

Family history of aneurysm of artery
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Reports
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months

Genetic finding
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Reports
| Most recent

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months

Genetic Consultations and Testing
| Most recent
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
No on-call service is provided by this clinic after hours, weekends or statutory holidays.

COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES

If the patient is unable to attend any scheduled Cardiac Diagnostic appointment, please notify the performing department.  Refer to your appointment notification letter for the minimum required notice for each specific procedure.  Failure to attend (No-Show) a scheduled appointment or to not provide notice within the required time frame will result in your referring physician being notified and having to reschedule the appointment if still required.

If the patient is unable to attend any scheduled Cardiac Diagnostic appointment, please notify the performing department.  Refer to your appointment notification letter for the minimum required notice for each specific procedure.  Failure to attend (No-Show) a scheduled appointment or to not provide notice within the required time frame will result in your referring physician being notified and having to reschedule the appointment if still required.

DIRECTIONS
Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.
Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
ADDRESS
Aortopathy Clinic, CV Labs
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary Alberta
T1Y 6J4
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

On major bus route.


This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CONGENITAL CL
Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic - CV Labs 3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
Phone: 403-943-4504 Fax: 403-291-6814
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 12 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Provides care and long term management of adults with congenital heart conditions.
Provides:
  • assessment, treatment, and follow-up for adults who have a known or suspected structural congenital heart condition
  • support for patients and family with a social worker and / or nurse
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care centre. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care centre. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Review referral guidelines outlined below.

 Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent requests to 403-291-6814
Review referral guidelines outlined below.

 Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent requests to 403-291-6814
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Review referral guidelines outlined below.

Non-Connect Care Users: Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

Connect Care Users: Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care.

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent requests to 403-291-6814

Review referral guidelines outlined below.

Non-Connect Care Users: Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

Connect Care Users: Use the Ambulatory Referral Order to the respective specialty in Connect Care.

Please contact clinic during hours of operation if:
  • additional information becomes available that would affect urgency.
  • there is significant change to the patient's condition.
  • please fax urgent requests to 403-291-6814

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Must be 17 years of age or older.

Exclusion Criteria for Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic:
1. Bicuspid aortic valve (unrepaired or repaired in adutlhood) without FTAAD.
2. Perimembranous VSD with no associated defects.
3. Repaired PDA or small PDA not requiring repair.
4. Isolated mild to moderate pulmonary stenosis.
5. Repaired ostium secundum ASD.
6. Isolated Patent Foramen Ovale.

FTAAD - Familial Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Syndrome (eg. Marfan Syndrome, Loeys-Dietz, etc)
VSD - Ventricular Septal Defect
PDA - Patent Ductus Arteriosus
ASD - Atrial Septal Defect

Must be 17 years of age or older.

Exclusion Criteria for Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic:
1. Bicuspid aortic valve (unrepaired or repaired in adutlhood) without FTAAD.
2. Perimembranous VSD with no associated defects.
3. Repaired PDA or small PDA not requiring repair.
4. Isolated mild to moderate pulmonary stenosis.
5. Repaired ostium secundum ASD.
6. Isolated Patent Foramen Ovale.

FTAAD - Familial Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Syndrome (eg. Marfan Syndrome, Loeys-Dietz, etc)
VSD - Ventricular Septal Defect
PDA - Patent Ductus Arteriosus
ASD - Atrial Septal Defect

REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Congenital heart disease
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative Notes
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months
Urgent referrals will be seen within 0-3 months. Semi Urgent referrals will be seen within 3-12 months.

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Congenital heart disease
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Cardiac Operative notes
| All Documents

Echocardiogram
| Within 6 months
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
The Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic (SAACH) sees patients with structural defects of the heart and great vessels.

Services include initial consultation as well as interval clinical and cardiac imaging follow up; management of cardiac medications; ongoing patient education and counseling regarding physical activity and lifestyle; coordination of appropriate specialist referrals.

No oncall service is provided by this clinic after hours, weekends or statutory holidays.


COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES

If the patient is unable to attend the scheduled Cardiac Diagnostic appointment, please notify the performing department. Refer to your appointment notification letter for the minimum required notice for each specific procedure. Failure to attend (No-Show) a scheduled appointment or to not provide notice within the required time frame will result in your referring physician being notified and having to reschedule the appointment if still required.

If the patient is unable to attend the scheduled Cardiac Diagnostic appointment, please notify the performing department. Refer to your appointment notification letter for the minimum required notice for each specific procedure. Failure to attend (No-Show) a scheduled appointment or to not provide notice within the required time frame will result in your referring physician being notified and having to reschedule the appointment if still required.

DIRECTIONS
Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception check-in area.




Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
Proceed to very end of hall.
You have arrived at CV Labs reception check-in area.




PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
ADDRESS
Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic - CV Labs
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary Alberta
T1Y 6J4
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

On major bus route.


This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CARDIOLOGY CL
3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
Phone: 403-943-4960
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Not Available

Not accepting referrals at this service
Dr. Keir's admin direct line: 403 943-4820 Fax: 403 250-9539

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for people with cardiac (heart) issues.
This service provides comprehensive diagnostic, assessment, treatment and follow-up services within cardiology subspecialties.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.

Please send referrals directly to the
Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.

Please send referrals directly to the individual Cardiologist or Cardiology subspecialty clinic, as indicated below.

Consultants accepting General Cardiology referrals (listed by site):
  • FMC (UCMC Area 6) Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Todd Anderson, Dr. Derek Exner, Dr. Anne Gillis, Dr. Bryan Har, Dr. Bobby Heydari, Dr. Andrew Howarth, Dr. Stuart Hutchinson, Dr. Debra Isaac, Dr. Katharine Kavanagh, Dr. Angela Kealey, Dr. Merrill Knudtsen, Dr. James McMeekin, Dr. Ed O'Brien, Dr. Russell Quinn, Dr. Nakul Sharma, Dr. Robert Sheldon, Dr. Henk ter Keurs, Dr. Sarah Weeks, Dr. Lisa Welikovitch, Dr. James White
  • PLC Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Nanette Alvarez, Dr. Jill Colbert, Dr. Michael Connelly
  • RGH Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Lou Kolman, Dr. Kristin Lyons, Dr. Nakul Sharma
  • SHC Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Nowell Fine, Dr. Jonathan Howlett, Dr. Nakul Sharma, Dr. Michael Slawnych
  • TotalCardiology - Bridgeland; Dr. Ahmed Abdi Ali, Dr. Sandeep Aggarwal, Dr. Hamid Banijamali, Dr. Doris Basic, Dr. Tim Boyne, Dr. Patrick Champagne, Dr. James Cohen, Dr. Albert Kryski, Dr. Robert Lesoway, Dr. Patrick Ma, Dr. Cindy Mason, Dr. Ilias Mylonas, Dr. Grant Peters, Dr. Tim Prieur, Dr. Frank Spence, Dr. Jim Stone, Dr. Andreas Westib
Cardiac Subspecialty Services/Clinics:

For additional service information refer to the specific ARD service profile (listed below) for the names and contact information for those Cardiologists practicing within that subspecialty area;

For information regarding Cardiologists practicing within each subspecialty please refer to the services ARD profile. Subspecialty services include:
  • Atrial Fibrillation Clinic (at FMC, at SHC)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia Service (at FMC, at SHC)
  • Cardiac Function Clinic (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
  • Cardiac Implantable Electrical Device (CIED) Clinic (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
  • Cardiac Procedures Central Referral (CPCR) Office (at FMC)
  • Cardiac Diagnostics - Hospital Sites (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
  • Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic (at PLC)
  • Structural Heart Program (at FMC)
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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Cardiology
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

If available please bring relevant lab results and cardiac diagnostics results
| Current
Please indicate Cardiac history and current issues/concerns
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
DIRECTIONS
Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Paid parking is available on site.
Paid parking is available on site.
ADDRESS
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary Alberta
T1Y 6J4
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

On major bus route.


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