The Anticoagulation Clinic (ACC) (phone, fax, hours, directions) is a specialized clinic that focuses predominantly on the management of anticoagulation with Coumadin. The mission of the ACC is to provide safe and effective anticoagulation therapy.
The ACC providers, including Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs), who have had specialized training in Anticoagulation Therapy Management, coordinate and optimize anticoagulation therapy by:
Conditions we commonly treat include a trial fibrillation, mechanical heart valves, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, CVA, TIA and other conditions that require anticoagulation therapy with coumadin/warfarin.
Benefits of the Anticoagulation Clinic
Expert management by an anticoagulation specialist is essential for achieving a successful outcome. Coumadin therapy can bring great rewards. But the medication also comes with some very high risks.
For instance, the body's response to the treatment can change rapidly, with each person's response varying uniquely based on factors such as diet, medications, and lifestyle. So regular blood testing is critical for precisely monitoring and adjusting dosages to stay within the international normalized ratio (INR). Sansum Clinic's anticoagulation specialists work with you to ensure your good health.
Individuals undergoing anticoagulation therapy and their caretakers may benefit from our Free Health Education Class called Coumadin/Warfarin: What you need to know for best health results. (click here to learn more or register online for this class)