Coordinates organ, eye and tissue donations in Alberta.
A health care professional refers a potential donor to the on-call Donor Coordinator via ROCA or Switchboard.
Call for more information.
Wheel chair access available.
Washrooms, ramps, elevators and parking stalls
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.
A donor coordinator is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on call.
Health Care Professionals only who require immediate assistance should contact the University of Alberta Hospital Switchboard at 780-407-8822 and ask for the on call HOPE Coordinator or CTC Tissue Specialist to be paged.
Room 942311402 University Avenue
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Parking and Public transportation available
Entrance is located off University Avenue east of the Cross Cancer Institute south of Kaye Edmonton Clinic South and southwest of the University of Alberta Hospital. Many bus routes through area. LRT Health Sciences station nearby.
The Anticoagulation Clinic (ACC) is staffed by pharmacists that provide initiation and ongoing management of anticoagulant therapies. The ACC manages patients at high thrombotic or bleeding risk, performing the following:
After 6 months of management by the ACC, all patients will be assessed for transfer of anticoaglant management to their primary care physician, with only those at high thrombotic / bleed risk or having ongoing anticoagulant control issued being kept within the ACC.
Patients accepted are prioritized based on risk, with the following factors:
Patient or caregiver must have access to telephone and must demonstrate capacity to understand the condition and impllication of therapy. ACC will NOT take the following:
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
Closed on statutory holidays.
This service provides islet transplant services from donor pancreases with a long follow-up treatment with anti-rejection medicine.
For more information visit: MyHealthAlberta
See eligibility requirements on our website.
On call Registered Nurses and Renal Technologist support are available after hours, on weekends, and on Statutory holidays for patients within the program.
Provides 6 weeks training so that the person and/or their family caregiver can carry out dialysis at home. The home hemodialysis team will assess to see if home hemodialysis is an option and if the person's home can accommodate the equipment, etc.
A Home Peritoneal Dialysis Registered Nurse is available on call weekdays until 10:00 pm and from 7:30 am - 10:00 pm on weekends and Statutory holidays.
This service includes the following:
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of referral for training.
Donations of organs and tissues may include:
To find out how to record your wishes to donate organs and / or tissues after you die, visit the Organ and Tissue Donation Registry.
For more information visit our website.
Most patients referred to the pancreas transplant program have Type1 diabetes. Diabetic patients with kidney failure may also receive a kidney transplant at the same time as a pancreas transplant.
Patients are assessed by the pancreas transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they’re good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for a pancreas transplant if it’s likely the surgery will help the person live longer and have a better quality of life.
Clients are assessed for:
Closed statutory holidays.
Two kinds of liver transplant services are available:
Intestinal: Provides transplants for people who have intestinal failure.
If needed, another organ may be transplanted at the same time.
Patients are assessed by the transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they're good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for transplant if it's likely the surgery will help the child live longer and have a better quality of life.
The caregiver should:
Services offered include:
Stroke Service Coordinators work with health care providers, practitioners, specialists and educators to ensure the latest stroke information, research, technology and evidence-based practice are integrated in the delivery of standardized stroke care in the areas of stroke prevention, acute care, rehabilitation, and community re-engagement.
This service is not for emergencies. If you suspect that you or someone else is having a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), call 911 immediately.
Clinic is closed for lunch Monday to Friday , between the hours of 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Closed on Statutory Holidays
This service provides services for the following referral types:
For additional information on Tuberculosis visit: myhealth.alberta.ca