Pulmonary Services

The main goal of the Pulmonary Services Department is to provide respiratory therapy services to both inpatients and outpatients. We work together with physicians and nursing staff to achieve a state of well being for every patient.

Although this is not a comprehensive list of services provided by our department, it will provide a general idea of our diagnostic and therapeutic services.


Pulmonary Services

Breathing Treatments
Oxygen Therapy
Pulmonary Function Testing
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
Ventilator Management
EEG
Pulse Oximetry
MDI Instruction

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Services


Pulmonary Rehab: This program is designed for patients with lung disease. Improvements will be made in their exercise capacity, endurance, and quality of life, thus making activities of daily living easier. They will learn breathing techniques and other education topics on lung disease. Rehab is available three days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and tailored to each individual patient's needs.


Cardiac Rehab: This program is designed to help patients recover from a cardiac episode. It is an exercise and education program that helps to recondition the patient while teaching them about heart health. Rehab is available three days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and tailored to each individual patient's needs.


These are physician referral programs and covered by most insurances.

Business Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
Location: 101 Fitness Way, Suite 2600, Athens, AL 35611

CONTACT US

For Questions, Appointments, or Referrals, please contact:

Jennifer Horton, Program Director

E-mail: jenniferho@alhnet.org
-or-

Shelley Shelton, Respiratory Therapist

E-mail: shelleys@alhnet.org
Office: (256) 262-6674
Fax: (256) 216-1992

We have a well-trained staff that are proud of their profession, competent in their duties, and compassionate in their treatment and testing of each patient.