Phone: (985) 795-4318
Fax: (985) 795-4225
Supervisor: David Phelps, RRT
Staff: Respiratory Therapists and Cardiac Sonographer
Respiratory care is a life-supporting, life-enhancing health care profession practiced under qualified medical direction. Respiratory Care Services are provided to both inpatients and out patients with disorders of the Cardiopulmonary System, including: Therapeutic delivery of care, diagnostic testing, monitoring of patient status and improvement and evaluation of care.
Our Cardiopulmonary Department is staffed twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. All individuals who provide diagnostic or therapeutic respiratory care have appropriate qualifications, training and possess a current license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. All of our Respiratory Therapist are Certified in American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
We provide free athletic screening for local athletes to detect heart abnormalities. Electrocardiograms, EEG's (Neuro-diagnostic Testing).
Arterial Blood Gas and Cooximetry Analysis
Cardiac Stress Testing
Echocardiogram/Doppler Studies, Stress Echos
Bubble Studies, and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
Pediatric Respiratory Care
Percussion and Postural Drainage
Pulmonary Function Testing
Sleep Disorder Testing