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Programs & Services


Respiratory Therapy - Outpatients / Community

Community Respiratory Therapy Outpatient services includes an array of respiratory diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

Services include:

  • home oxygen assessments
  • arterial blood gases (ABGs)
  • respiratory education (Asthma & COPD)
  • spirometry
  • tobacco cessation
  • artificial airway management
  • trach change
  • sputum induction

Pulmonary rehabilitation may be offered virtually after an assestment at a designated location is completed.

Contact Details

Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre

Address
5800 57 Avenue
Ponoka, Alberta
T4J 1P1
Telephone
403-704-8321
Fax
403-704-8860
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note

Please call for hours as they vary depending on the availability of the respiratory therapist.

Access
Service Providers May Include
respiratory therapist (RTs)
Referral Needed

Physician Order Required for all but education, Tobacco Cessation.

Can be a physician order, or a respiratory Requisition form. Submitted via fax

Service Access

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

Self-referrals and referrals from other health care professionals or agencies are welcome.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Fees

There may be a charge for services or equipment that Alberta Healthcare doesn't cover.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations