The Respiratory Care department at CentraCare Health - Monticello is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, by a staff of credentialed Respiratory Care Practitioners who are registered with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. The department focus is on testing, treatment and education of various lung and cardiac disorders. Treatment is performed on hospital inpatients only, while education and testing are done on an outpatient basis. Our department provides both respiratory and cardiac testing.
Below is a list of services provided.
Inpatient Respiratory Services include:
- Nebulizer Therapy
- Ventilator Management
- Non-invasive Ventilation
- Oxygen Therapy
- Heliox Therapy
- MDI Instruction
- Respiratory Assessment
- Procedural Sedation Monitoring
- All staff are BLS, ACLS and NRP certified
Outpatient Cardiac Testing includes:
Outpatient Respiratory Testing includes a full line of Pulmonary Function Tests:
- Pre/Post Bronchodilator
- Diffusion Testing
- Methacholine Challenge
Flow Volume Loop
Outpatient Respiratory Programs:
This program is offered to adults with chronic lung disease such as COPD and Asthma. This 8-week course includes exercise and education sessions. Each session is two hours in length. For more information on our Pulmonary Rehabiliation Program, call 763-271-2322.
If you have questions about the Respiratory Care department at CentraCare Health - Monticello, or would like to schedule an appointment, call us at 763-271-2288.