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Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Care


Pulmonary Rehabilitation

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a very common lung disease that makes activities of daily living difficult to do. Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema are common types of COPD. People often avoid physical activity so they will not become short of breath. This leads to a further decline of overall health. Pulmonary Rehabilitation can help! Through medically supervised, monitored, progressive exercise and breathing retraining, participants of CalvertHealth’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program regain the strength and confidence to perform daily activities like taking a shower, cooking or shopping.

How do I enroll?
Talk to your healthcare provider to see if Pulmonary Rehabilitation is right for you. You will need a provider referral/order to schedule an appointment. Most insurance is accepted. When you are ready to schedule, call the Patient Access Scheduling Center at 410.414.APPT (2778).

Qualifying Conditions

  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Lung surgery

Goals of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Improve endurance and muscle tone
  • Reduce hospitalizations
  • Improve quality of life
  • Decrease anxiety and depression
  • Improve independence and self-reliance

What to expect

  • Complete health assessment
  • An individual exercise plan geared towards helping you meet your health needs.
  • Exercise sessions monitored by Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists.
  • Consults as needed with case management, dieticians, and social work.
  • Support from others who share similar stories
  • Education related to the goals of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Hours and Information
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation information 410.414.4527
Patient Access Scheduling Center 410.414.2778


Pulmonary Care

Our Respiratory Therapists are qualified to treat a variety of chronic and acute respiratory conditions for both inpatients and outpatients. The department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by licensed/registered therapists. Therapists work with the Emergency Department to facilitate timely treatment and education of patients with asthma, COPD and other lung disorders.

Outpatient Services:

  • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT)
  • Arterial Blood Gases (ABG)
  • Electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Oxygen qualification studies, such as 6 minute walk.

To schedule your cardiopulmonary outpatient service, please call our Patient Access Scheduling Center at 410-414-APPT (2778). For questions regarding your testing, please call 410.535.8340.
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To Schedule Services

Call: Patient Access Scheduling Center at 410.414.4821 | Prince Frederick
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