Respiratory Therapy Department

Registered Respiratory Therapists provide 12 hour in hospital coverage daily and are on call at night.

RRT's are member of the resuscitation teams and are certified in:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider
  • Intubation

Diagnostic and therapeutic services are offered on an in/outpatient basis. These services include:

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Bi Pap
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Arterial blood gas sampling
  • Bedside spirometry
  • Therapy
  • Education regarding respiratory illness (i.e. Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, use of respiratory equipment, life - style changes and self-assessment tools).

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