Associated Clinical Pathways

Please note: eReferral Advice is not available for this specialty

Physicians and their support staff can submit Alberta Netcare eReferral Advice Requests to specialists and receive clinical advice within five calendar days.

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How to request Geriatric Psychiatry tele-advice

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

Please enter your name, PRAC ID and direct/private phone number.

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Tele-advice can also be requested by calling 403.910.2551 or toll-free at 1.844.962.5465. Please have the patient's Personal Health Number at hand for all tele-advice enquiries.

What can I enquire about?

  • Antidepressant choice with different medical comorbidities or symptom profile
  • Whether or not antipsychotics should be initiated for agitation or psychotic symptoms
  • Choice of antipsychotic (for example if prolonged QTc or other concerns)
  • Whether a patient would be appropriate for referral to certain resources (such as R and R unit at Glenmore Carewest, SAILL program) and how to access
  • Whether to start a cholinesterase inhibitor, recommended preliminary work-up for new onset hallucinations or cognitive changes later in life

More details

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 5, 2.

Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email