Respiratory Services - Asthma/COPD

The respiratory clinic offers services to rostered adults, youth and children with the PEFHT. The clinic is run by a Registered Nurse who is also a Certified Respiratory Educator.

 The Respiratory Educator:

  • Performs breathing tests (spirometry)
  • Does physical assessments
  • Monitors medication effectiveness
  • Offers education sessions
  • Prepares and reviews asthma or COPD action plans
  • Consults with family physicians, nurse practitioners and specialists as needed

Lungs in Motion Program

*A mini pulmonary rehabilitation program, started in October 2015. 

*Physician referral is required

What is the Lungs in Motion Program?

  • 6 session program
  • You will learn exercise movements with proper breathing technique
  • Opportunity to meet new people an learn new ways to be active
  • Learn ways to help you better manage your COPD
  • No cost

When

  • One Session each week on Fridays from 1:30 - 3pm

Where

At the Picton Clinic, 389 Main Street (in the cardiac rehab. space)

Led by:  Sarah Sandham, RD PTS

Contact: Kate Martin at 613-471-1161

Links

Asthma Society of Canada

The Lung Association

Contact Information
 
Sarah Sandham, RD PTS
613-399-1281 ext. 5
 
Jessica Schooley, RN, CAE also sees patients once a month by referral at the Harbourview Clinic location.

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