Respiratory Therapist Available at Health Services

Respiratory therapist with student

Do you have Asthma? Did you know a Respiratory Therapist from St. Mary’s General Hospital comes to Health Services regularly to assist students in managing their asthma?

During a visit with the Respiratory Therapist you’ll complete:

  • Breathing test (Spirometry)
  • Asthma control assessment
  • Medication needs assessment

You can talk to your Health Services Doctor or Nurse Practitioner about making an appointment.

Take our quiz to find out if a Respiratory Therapist appointment could be a good idea for you:

  1. Do you use your blue inhaler 2 or more times a week? (Except one dose/day for exercise) 
  2. Do you cough, wheeze, or have a tight chest because of your asthma?  (2 or more days a week) 
  3. Do coughing, wheezing, or chest tightness wake you at night?  (1 or more times a week) 
  4. Have you stopped exercising because of your asthma? (In the past 3 months)
  5. Have you missed work or school because of your asthma (In the past 3 months)                           

If you answered Yes to any one of the five questions, you should talk to your doctor about improving your asthma control. To make an appointment with a Health Services Doctor or Nurse Practitioner, call 519-888-4096.

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