9909 Esplanade St
The ACCU-CHEK® Performa meter is used for measuring blood glucose levels at the point of care.
Completing education and competency requirements are mandatory for all staff before using the ACCU-CHEK® Performa meter.
Follow the steps below.
If you are an Island Health employee, use the following link: Point of Care Testing: Education and Competency (Island Health login required).
If you are an Island Health affiliate, use the following quick reference guide: ACCU-CHEK Performa Education and Competency Requirements.
Glucose Meter Limitations (Island Health login required)
Positive Patient/Client Identification (PPID) at Point of Care (Island Health login required)
Perform the patient blood test.
Dispose of used supplies.
Review and document patient results in the patient’s permanent health record (paper-based or electronic).
Respond to critical results.
Adult Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) (Island Health login required)
Pediatric Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) (Island Health login required)
Screening and Management of Neonatal Hypoglycemia (Island Health login required)
Adult Hypoglycemia Treatment Guideline: What to do When Your Adult Patient has Low Blood Sugar
Clean and disinfect the device.
Cleaning and Disinfecting ACCU-CHEK Performa
POC BGM 20 250 Cleaning and Disinfecting the Performa Glucose Meter
Medical Devices and Information Management/Information Technology Equipment Cleaning and Disinfection (Island Health login required)
(Monitored Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Dr. Gordon Hoag - Medical Director Laboratory Medicine
Judy Labelle - POCT Technical Coordinator
250-716-7790 local 57790
Carole Pellow - POCT Technical Resource, South Island
250-727-4334 local 14334
Marti Dewar - Technical Resource, North Island
250-850-2413 local 62413
9909 Esplanade St