About the Respiratory Therapy Department

In a Rural Community Hospital, Respiratory Therapist are an integral part to the patient care aspect of the hospital. We are Multi-faceted department by keeping up with newer technologies to help serve our community/

We have in-patient and out-patient services which include:

Complete pulmonary function tests (PFT's)

Arterial Blood Gas (ABG's) and analysis

Overnight pulse ox to determine oxygen for home use

Volume and pressure breathing therapy such as:

Positive Pressure Therapy (Incentive Spirometry)

Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy (PEP and EZ-PAP)

CPT - Acapella

Teaching for any patients

Meet the staff:

  • LaFonda McCabe, CRT Director
  • Shaina Peacock, RRT
  • Patrick Slattery, RRT