Our Cardiopulmonary department provides both diagnostic as well as therapeutic services to people with lung and/or heart disorders. These services, also known as “Respiratory Therapy” are available on an inpatient or outpatient basis.
Our Cardiopulmonary staff is all National Board of Respiratory Care Registered and certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Respiratory Therapists also complete several hours of continuing education throughout the year to keep up with the current guidelines and changes in Cardiopulmonary Therapy.
Services we provide to our patients include:
- Arterial Blood Gas Draws
- BIPAP/CPAP Therapy
- Bronchodilator Therapy
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- Exercise Stress Testing
- Invasive Ventilator Care
- Holter Cardiac Monitoring and Multi-Day Monitoring and Evaluation
- Oxygen Therapy
- Post Operative Breathing Training
- Pulmonary Education
- Pulmonary Function Testing
Our licensed, credentialed respiratory therapists work with patients of all ages in every department of the hospital. The department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our therapists work with a full range of patients from newborn infants to those reaching the end of their lives.