Faith Regional has been recognized by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer a heart attack.
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
Faith Regional has achieved designation as an accredited Chest Pain Center (CPC) by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC),
The Joint Commission has recognized Faith Regional with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.
Faith Regional has developed a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the emergency department.
There are no associated events.