Respiratory Therapy

What is a Respiratory Therapist?

Respiratory Therapists assess, diagnose, treat, and educate patients on various pulmonary illnesses and conditions. Respiratory Therapists work with medical providers and other health care professionals to provide high-quality healthcare close to home.

Our Department

Our Respiratory Therapy department at SCHC offers full-service testing and therapy on an inpatient, outpatient, and emergency basis. Our department collaborates with medical providers, specialists, and other health care professionals in order to assess, treat, diagnose, and educate the patients of Sheridan County Health Complex.

Our Services:

  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Diffusion Studies
  • Plethysmography
  • Arterial Blood Gas Testing
  • 6-minute Walk Testing
  • Inhaled Medication Therapy
  • Oxygen and Heliox Therapy
  • Ventilator Support
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Chest Physical Therapy
  • Smoking Cessation

Diseases, conditions, and illness involving the respiratory system

  • Asthma
  • COPD/Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchiolitis/RSV
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Croup
  • Epiglottitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Influenza
  • COVID-19
  • Atelectasis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease