Stress Testing

Covenant Health

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Description
Provides testing to check how well a client’s heart works under increased physical stress.

Clients are attached to a heart monitor while they walk on a treadmill and monitored. This test can help detect early symptoms of some forms of heart disease such as angina.

If clients are unable to walk because of leg problems, they are given a drug to stress their heart. A different drug, and a scan taken after the exercise, can be used to see if all parts of the heart get equal amounts of blood when it's stressed.


Key Provider: cardiology technologists, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


Telephone
780-632-2811
Fax
780-603-4421
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
January 30, 2024
Address
5241 43 Street
Vegreville, AB, T9C 1R5

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
07:00 AM to 03:15 PM
Tue
07:00 AM to 03:15 PM
Wed
07:00 AM to 03:15 PM
Thu
07:00 AM to 03:15 PM
Fri
07:00 AM to 03:15 PM

Actual hours of operations are variable and subject to change. Please contact the location directly to get up-to-date hours of operation.