COPD clinic - Ottawa

Program Location: 
James Beach Healthcare Centre
Queensway Carleton Hospital
3045 Baseline Road
COPD Clinic
Ottawa, ON K2H 8P4
Program Contact: 
Donna Cousineau, RN
613-721-2000 ext 2008
Additional Program Information: 
Program Schedule: 
every Tuesday and Friday mornings from 8-noon
Wait Period: 
emergency patients within 7 days - discharged in-patients 2 weeks
Referral Process: 
Emergency Department, In-patient units, minimal Fam MD - electronic referrals or faxed
Program Other: 
Outpatient clinic - Clinic process: Spirometry & 6 min walk test; patient education; smoking cessation support; action planning; risk reduction; medical management and optimization; refer patients to appropriate services
Supported languages: 
English
Diseases: 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COPD
Emphysema
Program Offerings: 
Assessment
determining patient's need to assist the health care provider to guide treatment and care
Education
teaching lung disease managment skills.
Smoking Cessation
Counseling to help people quit smoking.
Spirometry Testing
a simple breathing test that can help in the diagnosis of different lung diseases
Audience: 
Adults
Types of Patients Accepted: 
Outpatients
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