The Warfarin Initiation Clinic utilizes a nurse-only model that makes use of a Clinic Order Set (COS). The COS is to be completed as part of the referral process into the clinic.
The Warfarin Initiation Clinic provides care and management of diagnosed Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Atrial Fibrillation, prosthetic heart valves and other conditions which require anticoagulant therapy with Warfarin and Dalteparin until Warfarin levels are therapeutic.
In order to receive care in the Warfarin Initiation Clinic, patients:
- Need the ability to return to the clinic daily for a minimum of five days
- Cannot be pregnant
- Have no history of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
General Information on Warfarin Initiation Clinic
- If you are driving, please allow for extra time as parking is limited
Monday - Friday: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekends and statutory holidays: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.