Cardiopulmonary

Kathy Elmy, RRt
Cardiopulmonary Services Manager
570-278-3801, Ext. #212

Mission: Cardiopulmonary Services is a team-oriented, customer focused department involved in the testing, educationa, assessment, and therapeutic application of our knowledge and skills to improve the training, care, and overall quality of the physical and emotional life of people with cardiac and pulmonary impairment.

The Cardiopulmonary Services Department provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to inpatients, outpatients and emergency service patients of all ages as prescribed by our medical staff.

Our professional staff works with your physician to improve your level of health and enhance quality of life. Patient education is utilized to help you meet these goals by increasing awareness of prevention.

Full and part-time department staff are credentialed as Certified Respiratory therapy Technicians, Respiratory Therapist, or graduates with pending credentials.

Department equipment is continually updated to meet your needs and provide the most current services.

Inpatient Respiratory Services

  • Aerosal Therapy
  • Ventilator Management
  • Non-invasive Ventilation
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Incentive Spirometry
  • PEP Therapy
  • Oxygen Administration

Pulmonary Services

  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Oximeter Testing:
    • Spot testing
    • Nocturnal Studies

Cardiac Services

  • EKG Testing
  • Stress Testing

Patient Education

  • How to use your therapy
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Living with COPD
  • Living with Oxygen Therapy
  • Asthma Education

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