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Faith Regional’s Cardiopulmonary provides a variety of services including Respiratory Therapy, Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics, Echocardiography, and Vascular Ultrasound.
Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics at Faith Regional consists of a Pulmonary Function lab and a Cardiac Diagnostic lab. Pulmonary functions are performed by a registered respiratory therapist/certified pulmonary function technologist. Cardiac Diagnostics are performed and assisted by a registered nurse/respiratory therapist. These cardiac diagnostic procedures include a variety of treadmill and pharmacological stress tests, such as dobutamine stress echo, treadmill stress echo, transesophageal echo, stress cardiolyte and thallium testing. Other cardiac procedures include ECG, holter and event monitoring.
Our respiratory therapists are ACLS, PALS and NRP certified and assist physicians in the treatment and management of patients with cardiac and pulmonary disorders. These patients range from premature infants to the elderly. The Respiratory Therapy department is cross-trained with Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics and performs a variety of services such as:
- Aerosol Medication Therapy
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Event Monitoring
- Holter Monitoring
- Oxygen Administration and Monitoring
- Tracheostomy and TT02 Care
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Treadmill and Pharmacological Stress Testing
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Faith Regional received the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Quality Achievement Award for treatment of severe heart attacks.
Faith Regional was one of 823 hospitals to receive an "A" for its commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients.
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