Ridgeview offers comprehensive respiratory care and support services for adults and children coping with a variety of respiratory diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis and pneumonia. Our team provides care to Ridgeview's Emergency Departments and to hospital patients of all ages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Our Staff & Services
Respiratory Care staff works closely with each patient’s physician and other members of the health care team to assist in the assessment of the patient’s respiratory needs and to provide therapy, diagnostic evaluations and education to promote respiratory health. Services include:
Other services include acting as a referral source for any necessary home respiratory medical equipment, smoking cessation referral support and patient education opportunities.
Pulmonary Function Testing
We also provide outpatient pulmonary function testing, for the diagnosis and evaluation of the progression of respiratory diseases, by physician referral and appointment in the Ridgeview Professional Building on the Waconia campus. To make an appointment, call 952-442-8012.
Lungs 4 Life
This program provides rehabilitation and support services to patients with chronic respiratory conditions (COPD, emphysema, asthma and bronchitis), restrictive lung disease (pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis) and more. Our team educates you and your family members about chronic lung disease and ways to minimize or control the problems that chronic lung disease may cause. A physician referral is needed to participate in Lungs 4 Life.
For information, call 952-442-8012.