Respiratory Care

Respiratory therapists are highly skilled licensed medical practitioners who have a broad scope of practice in the hospital providing care to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Inpatient Respiratory Services

  • High-Risk Delivery Attendance
  • Mechanical Ventilation Administration and Management
  • High-frequency Oscillation Ventilation and Management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Intubation and Airway Management
  • Surfactant Administration
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Nebulization Therapy
  • Bronchopulmonary Hygiene
  • POCT: Special Lab Functions of Blood Gas and Electrolytes
  • Hydrogen Breath Testing (lactose, fructose, sucrose, glucose, lactulose)
  • Neonatal Sleep Monitoring and Analysis
  • Neonatal Transport Team
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)

Outpatient Services

Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM-4:00 PM

  • Registration/Check-in located in Main Hospital 1st Floor at Imaging Services
  • Please call for appointment availability: 225-924-8391

Services include:

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has recognized Woman's for its quality care.