The Respiratory Care Department provides therapeutic and diagnostic services by licensed and credentialed practitioners.
Our hours of operation are 24 hours a day, seven days a week for EEGs and all therapeutic services. Pulmonary function testing is done Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm.
The St. Tammany Parish Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program helps patients return to an active lifestyle through exercise and education. The program contains 36 sessions which last approximately an hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, please contact 985-898-3785.
Sleep studies are performed 3 days a week 8:00pm to 6:00am, at the Sleep Disorders Center. Our sleep clinic is held weekly which includes patient education and equipment review. For more information about sleeping disorders, please contact Sleep Disorders Center at 985-871-5987..
Therapy services include:
- Oxygen administration
- Mechanical ventilation
- Administration of aerosol therapy
- IPPB therapy,chest physiotherapy
- BiPAP/CPAP therapy
- MDI therapy Diagnostics include Pulmonary Function Testing and screening,Neurodiagnostics and Sleep studies.