Preparing Your Patient for the First Appointment
After you have referred your patient, you will be contacted and given information about the patient’s first appointment. You are responsible for contacting your patients and giving them their appointment dates, times and locations.
For the first appointment, please make sure your patient has:
CDs, DVDs or scanned reports of any medical imaging studies that have been performed.
A complete and up-to-date list of all medications.
Please remind your patients that in addition to prescription medications this list must include any over-the-counter medications, vitamin or mineral supplements, and herbal or natural health products such as naturopathic or homeopathic remedies.
- Any relevant information from the patient’s
medical history, including information about heart attacks, strokes, surgeries, allergies, etc.