116 Interstate Parkway, Bradford, PA 16701
(814) 368-4143
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Respiratory Therapy Department

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814-362-8296

116 Interstate Parkway
Bradford, PA 16701

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Respiratory therapists are commonly found in intensive-care units, emergency rooms, critical care transport teams and operating room environments, as well as all other areas of a hospital setting.

Respiratory therapists:

  • treat virtually every patient population, and often the most critically ill patients in the hospital
  • are often called upon by physicians for respiratory counsel
  • are also a critical part of the code team and perform CPR. Particularly, establishing a patent airway
  • duties include delivery of oxygen via all types of oxygen delivery devices, administration of aerosolized drugs, Endotracheal Intubation ,suctioning, management of life support, weaning of ventilation or life support, management of tracheotomies, drawing and interpretation of arterial blood gas samples, and pulmonary function testing

Our team

The professionally-trained staff of licensed respiratory care practitioners works closely with individual physicians under the medical directorship of Frank Arnal, M.D. Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine.

Our program

Services include:

  • Aerosolized drug therapies
  • Metered Dose Inhaler Administration
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Postural Drainage Therapy
  • Ventilatory Support and Management
  • Ventilatory Weaning Management
  • Respiratory Medication Education
  • Arterial Blood Gas Acquisition
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • CPAP Therapy
  • BiPAP Therapy
  • Suction Therapy
  • Bed-side Bronchoscopy Assistance
  • Breathing Technique Education
  • Respiratory Disease Education
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • High-flow Oxygen Therapy
  • Incentive Spirometry
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