To access this program, you need a referral from a family physician. If you do not have a local family physician, click HERE to search WB PCN physicians accepting new patients.
Asthma Education at the Wood Buffalo PCN
At the Wood Buffalo PCN Central Clinic, a respiratory therapist and pharmacist provide team-based care to pediatric asthma patients,
educating them and their families on techniques to manage asthma, and finding
the most effective prescriptions for their condition.
Specialist Consultation with Dr. Zuberbuhler
The WB PCN has partnered with Edmonton-based Dr. Peter
Zuberbuhler, a specialist in pediatric respiratory medicine, to provide
consultations with pediatric patients here in Fort McMurray who have more
complex respiratory care needs.
Dr. Zuberbuhler assesses and monitors children with asthma
and other respiratory conditions, and develops recommendations for their
ongoing management, which is delivered by the patient's family physician, pediatrician, and the WB PCN Lung Wellness Team.