What Should I Bring?
- Copy of order and any labs needed from Primary Care Provider (PCP)
- Current list of medications (name, dose, frequency)
- List of patient's medical history and surgeries
- Needed/scheduled medications (pain medication, insulin, antibiotics, inhalers, etc.) for extended infusions.
- Personal items (books, laptops, etc.)
What Can I Expect?
- New patients must start their care through the admissions office. The first appointment will take extra time to review health questions, assessments, and medications.
- Infusions can range from 30 minutes to six hours depending on the type.
- Drinks and snacks are complimentary to all patients receiving infusions.
- Lunch will be provided to patients receiving infusions over two hours.
- Family members or friends are welcome to sit with patients during infusions in their private rooms.
- Therapeutic Phlebotomy
- Antibiotic Administration
- Blood Administration Products
- Central Line Care for Picc Lines & Q-Ports
- Insertion of IV's
- IV Hydration Therapy
- Lab Draws
- Osteoporosis Medication
- Phlebotomy Care through Q-Ports
- Supportive Care for Oncology & Transplant patients (Injections & Hydration)
The Infusion Center is staffed by Registered Nurses specially trained in infusion services, picc line care, and Q-Port access.
Attention Primary Care Providers
- Appointments must be made through Central Scheduling at 719-285-2255.
- All infusion appointments are determined by Central Scheduling and Infusion RN.
- Blood transfusions and hydration therapy are not available outside of operating hours; provide a signed informed consent form per lab policy.
- Patients in need of urgent or emergent infusions or transfusions need to go directly to the Emergency Department or Medical/Surgical Nursing Unit.
- Patients must be ambulatory and stable. If not, arrangements must be made for patient to have assistance.