Acute Episodic Services


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Acute Episodic Services

The Marathon Family Health Team, Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant provide acute and episodic care to patients daily, as per their individual scope of practice or medical directives.

Acute episodic are is offered as needed, usually within a 24 to 48 hour period and includes, but is not limited to, ear syringing, urinary tract infection (UTI) assessment, sore throat assessment, wound care, suture removals, wart treatments etc.

Wound care management includes dressing changes and ongoing wound healing assessments.

In addition, the care providers noted above also phone patients to relay test results, follow up and/or other messages from other healthcare providers or as per a physician’s request.