Clinical Referral Pathways

Clinical Referral Pathways are evidence-based guidelines to assist in the management of your patient’s specific conditions. Refer to these Pathways to help make decisions appropriate to your patients and to inform when a referral needs to be made.

Cancer Care

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Cancer Care Gastroenterology

High Risk Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) Pathway for Colorectal and other GI Cancer Diagnoses – Referral Checklist

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Cancer Care Gastroenterology

High Risk Rectal Bleeding Pathway for Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis – Referral Checklist

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Cancer Care

Lymph Node Assessment Primary Care Pathway

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Cancer Care

Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) Pathway for Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

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Cancer Care

High Risk Rectal Bleeding Pathway for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Diagnosis

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COVID-19

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COVID-19

Provincial Primary Care COVID-19 Adult Pathway

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COVID-19

Primary Care Pathway for Post COVID-19 Rehabilitation

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Diabetes

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Diabetes

Diabetes Foot Care Primary Care Pathway

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Diabetes

Diabetes Eye Care Clinical Pathway

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Diabetes

Diabetes Foot Care Clinical Pathway

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Diabetes

The Diabetes Eye Care Clinical Pathway

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Diabetes

The Diabetic Foot Care Clinical Pathway

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ENT (adult and peds)

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ENT (adult and peds)

Adult Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Referral

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Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology

Edmonton Zone Gastroenterology Referral Pathway

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Gastroenterology

Chronic Constipation Primary Care Pathway

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Gastroenterology

Chronic Abdominal Pain Primary Care Pathway

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Gastroenterology

Chronic Diarrhea Primary Care Pathway

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Gastroenterology

Dyspepsia Primary Care Pathway

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Gastroenterology

GERD Primary Care Pathway

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General Surgery

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General Surgery

General Surgery Referral – Edmonton Zone FAST Program

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Gynecology Obstetrics

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Gynecology Obstetrics

Colposcopy Referral Form – Edmonton Zone FAST Program

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Mental Health

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Mental Health

Anxiety Primary Care Pathway – adults

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Mental Health

Primary Care and Pediatrics Child and Adolescent Mental Health Transitions Guidelines

Please call ConnectMD to access the physician list referenced in this pathway or to add your name to it. 
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Methamphetamine

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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine Client Transitions to Primary Care Attachment Protocol

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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine Client Transitions to Primary Care Detoxification/Recovery Centre to Primary Care Pathway and Toolkit

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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine Client Transitions to Primary Care Hospital to Primary Care Pathway and Toolkit

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Methamphetamine

Meth Check

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Methamphetamine

Meth Check Harm Reduction Cards

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Methamphetamine

Meth Check – METHAMPHETAMINE Factsheet for Families

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Opioid

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Opioid

Primary Care Clinic Buprenorphine/ Naloxone (Suboxone®) Initiation Pathway and Toolkit

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Opioid

Primary Care Clinic Suboxone Initiation Pathway and Toolkit (Video)

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Opioid

Opioid Dependency Program (ODP) to Primary Care Transition Pathway

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Opioid

Primary Care to Opioid Dependency Program (ODP) Transition Pathway

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Opioid

Primary Care – Pharmacy Partnerships for Naloxone Kit Distribution Pathway and Toolkit

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Opioid

The Primary Care-Pharmacy Partnerships for Naloxone Kit Distribution Pathway and Toolkit (Video)

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Other Services

There are a number of options for you to access urgent and routine specialty advice in the Edmonton and North zone.  This includes SpecialistLINK, and eReferral for routine advice and RAAPID for urgent or emergent cases.

This one-pager was created as a reference to assist you in determining which service to use, based on the advice required and your preferences.

Click here to view the one-pager.

Specialist LINK

For Calgary Zone, please visit Specialist Link.

Visit Specialist LINK

eReferral

Request Advice through Netcare Portal

Visit eReferral

RAAPID

AHS telephone line for urgent or emergent cases

Visit RAAPID