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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

Athabasca Community Health Services

Address
3401 48 Avenue
Athabasca, Alberta
T9S 1M7
Telephone
780-675-2235 x 251
Fax
780-675-3111
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
respiratory therapists (RTs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Doctor's referral required except for educational programs.


Wait Times

Respiratory Therapy visits weekly

Service Locations