Akwesasne

Aboriginal Community

Akwesasne

Location

Map, 1.5 hr drive southeast of Ottawa, community located in Ontario, Quebec and US.  Need car to drive to various clinics.  Need photo ID to cross border to American part of community, passport preferable.

Address, Telephone, Fax, Email of Health Centre or Clinic

Director:

Sakahohe Pembleton

Contact info:

Tel:  613-575-2341, ext. 3281

Or

April White, RN

Associate Director

Department of Health

Tel: 613-575-2341 ext. 3304

Fax: 613-575-1311

Email: april.white@akwesasne.ca

Website : http://www.akwesasne.ca/health.html

Health Care Facilities

  • Long term care ward, 50 beds (ON, QC)
  • Homecare Program (ON, QC)

Clerkship (Clinical Rotations)

  • Work mainly with family physician

 

  • Ontario clinic 3 half-days per week
  • Rounds on LTC ward through HC program
  • Youth Treatment Centre
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams ON, QC

Pre-clerkship ( Observership)

  • Shadow physician mainly

 

  • Traditional Medicine Program Que.
  • Home for the Aged (20 beds)
  • Shadow multidisciplinary teams ON, QC

Professional Services

Family Physician, Nursing, Social Work, Home Care, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist

Other Services

  • 1)  Dept. Community and Social Programs
  • Akwesasne Children & Family Services
  • Youth Treatment Centre
  • Shelter for Women & Children
  • Mens Outreach Program
  • Day Care Centre
  • Welfare Program
  • Adult Education Centre:  health, social and trades programs

Community Schools

-medical students can visit

  • Daycare
  • Elementary School
  • Secondary School

Community & Recreational Activities

Weekly events in 3 districts, Annual Pow-wow every July

Accommodations

LTC facility has empty beds with bathroom that medical student could stay at, also Shelter for Women & Children

Comments

 

Contact Persons

April White, RN

Associate Director

Department of Health

Tel: 613-575-2341 ext. 3304

Fax: 613-575-1311

Email: april.white@akwesasne.ca Website: http://www.akwesasne.ca/health.html

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