Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics (NPLC) offer an innovative solution to improve access to high-quality health care in Ontario.
Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics integrate health promotion, disease prevention, chronic disease management and care coordination for clients of all ages and their families. Additionally, CMHA Durham NPLC provides specialized mental health care to diagnose, monitor and treat symptoms of mental illness in a safe and supportive environment.
Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Services
• Annual health status review
• Health education programs
• Diabetes prevention and management program
• Foot care
• Light therapy
• Immunization program
• Specialized medication monitoring services
• Screening and management of cardiovascular health
• Complete laboratory services
• Cancer screening
• HIV, STD, TB testing
• Depot injection services
• Clozapine services
• Smoking cessation and respiratory health program
• Coordinated care planning
• Sexual health
• Prenatal health care
• Well-baby care
Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic Hours of Operation:
Monday- Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Extended Hours are offered on Tuesday: 3:30pm-6:00pm
The following form should be used when making a referral for a client to the Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic that is in need of a Nurse Practitioner, Clozapine Monitoring Services, Depot Injection Services or Counseling/Psychotherapy.
The CANDID referral form should be used for vulnerably-housed individuals who would benefit from a Primary Palliative Care approach. CANDID aims to facilitate choice and dignity for individuals with a life-limiting diagnosis. An outreach Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse will facilitate pain and symptom management in non-traditional settings.
CMHA Durham is pleased to announce the donation of an Automatic External Defibrillator to our facility by the Mikey Network. Their generous donation will allow us to provide first response emergency cardiac care to clients, staff and the local community. For further information about the Mikey Network, please access MikeyNetwork.com website.