Faith Regional has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care in 2018.
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 has been named a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award winner and a 2017 Pinnacle of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey.
The Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) recognized Bobbie Bell, RT(R), Cardiac Cath Lead Tech, with the organization's prestigious "The Caring Kind" award.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services recently designated 13 hospitals as Primary Stroke Centers.
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