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Cardiopulmonary Services

The Cardiopulmonary Services department is located in the Keller Wellcare Center on the campus of Helen Keller Hospital.

Cardiopulmonary Services is a life-supporting, life-enhancing health care profession practiced under qualified medical direction. Cardiopulmonary Services are provided by a highly trained staff of licensed respiratory therapists that treat patients with disorders of the cardiac and pulmonary systems.

The Cardiopulmonary Services Department is located on the third floor of the Hospital and provides services twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week for inpatients and emergent patients. Diagnostic procedures (EEG, Pulmonary Function Testing, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Stress Tests) are available Monday - Friday between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm by appointment in the CPS Diagnostic Department (door 6) on first floor.

Services include:

  • Bronchodilator Therapy
  • Bronchial Hygiene Therapy
  • Expansion Therapy
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Ventilator Management
  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis
  • Patient Assessment and treatment protocols
  • EKGs
  • EEGs
  • Cardiac Stress Tests
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • 24-48 hour Cardiac Monitoring

Diagnostic testing may be schedule by calling (256) 386-4377 or (256) 386-4070.