Breathe Easier with Respiratory Care at North Oaks
The simple act of breathing often goes unnoticed unless you have trouble
doing so. North Oaks Respiratory Services helps patients manage conditions
such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), fibrosis and emphysema.
All of our therapists are licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical
Examiners and have graduated from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Our therapists work in the critical care areas of the hospital, including
the Adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
(NICU) and the Emergency Department (ED).
North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
If you are diagnosed with a pulmonary disease, North Oaks offers Pulmonary
Rehabilitation services to help speed up your recovery and improve your
quality of life. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation program has been certified
since 2000 with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Pulmonary rehabilitation can be helpful if you are diagnosed with:
- Chronic bronchitis
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Post inflammatory pulmonary fibrosis
- Lung transplant
To qualify for the program, you must:
- Have a diagnosis of a symptomatic pulmonary disease
- Be referred by a physician
- Provide adequate financial coverage, such as private insurance, Medicare,
or private pay
- Have had a pulmonary function test within the last year.
If you would like more information about the pulmonary rehabilitation program,
call North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation at (985) 230-2020.