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Programs & Services


Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapists provide respiratory therapeutic and diagnostic services across the continuum of care.

This service, provided to all age groups, evaluates respiratory needs in a variety of settings including:

  • community
  • acute care (hospital)
  • outpatient
  • continuing care

Services include:

  • respiratory assessments
  • diagnostic testing to indicate medications
  • diagnostics including spirometry, arterial blood gases, and oximetry
  • Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) respiratory equipment needs assessment
  • consultation services for equipment and sleep related issues
  • COPD rehabilitation clinics
  • asthma clinics in sites with visiting specialists
  • referrals to other disciplines
  • education on how to use respiratory medicine
  • smoking cessation programs
  • educational workshops as requested by community or providers
  • taking part in health and wellness fairs
  • support and participation in research initiatives

 

Contact Details

Whitecourt Healthcare Centre

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.

Facility Address
20 Sunset Boulevard
Whitecourt, Alberta
T7S 1M8
Telephone
780-778-5540 x 250
Fax
780-778-3852
Getting There
Turn south off Highway 43 at intersection where RCMP building is on the north side of the intersection. Follow around to the right of the round about.
Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation
Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Access
Service Providers May Include
respiratory therapists (RTs)
Referral Needed

Physician referral required. Referral must include patient name, phone number, health care number, diagnosis, testing required and physician name and signature.

Service Access

Doctor's referral required except for educational programs.


Wait Times

Respiratory Therapy visits weekly

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