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The pharmacists at the Anticoagulation Clinic are committed to providing quality clinical and educational services that are timely and responsive to the needs of patients, families, other health professionals and the community.
Drs. Berube (MD) and Wen (Pharm.D.) are responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures, serve as liaisons for the clinic and are available for handling challenging clinical situations.
The clinical pharmacists provide point of care testing, patient education, dosing recommendations and medication/diet interaction management. They are also responsible for ordering labs, for triaging patient management problems, for developing policies and procedures, and for implementing clinic improvements.
The pharmacy residents assist in providing education to the patients in the clinic as well as inpatients receiving anticoagulation therapy. The pharmacy residents also help precept pharmacy students.
The administrative assistant is responsible for the daily operations of the clinic.
All patients must be referred by a Stanford doctor.
For blood draw only, contact us for a requisition order good for six months. We request that routine blood draws be done for patients who cannot be seen during the regular Oral Anticoagulation Clinic appointments.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Your initial visit will be a one-hour education session about Warfarin use including side effects, drug and diet interactions, and clinic policies.
AFTER YOUR APPOINTMENT
Have your INR checked if you have not seen us for a long time.
Get updated labels once a month at the registration desk.
Labels given to you at admitting must be attached to your samples/records.
Keep an updated list of medications with you to review at your visits.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.