Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Welcome to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Help Our Community Breathe Easier

Support the Pulmonary Health & Wellness Center expansion. Gifts of all sizes are essential to expand our current center to meet the ever-increasing demand for pulmonary rehabilitation services in our community. To learn more or to make a donation visit The NCH Healthcare System Foundation.

Breathing with Control Inpatient

This phase involves assessment of patient needs. The patient is scheduled for outpatient sessions post discharge. Referral must be made by a physician.

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Proper Breathing Techniques
  • Medications
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Infection Control
  • Panic Control
  • Bronchial Hygiene

The educational process includes the use of audiovisual aids, printed materials, and counseling with the patient and family.

The goal is to provide the patient with education and techniques to provide self help geared toward improved quality of life and decreased hospitalizations.

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Pulmonary Rehab Program

This is an outpatient comprehensive, individualized, progressive exercise program designed to education the pulmonary patient to increase cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness. The classes are supervised by respiratory therapists, and exercise specialists. The program is under the direction of a medical director who is a licensed physician.

Patients enter this phase by physician referral and attend 36 sessions. A circuit interval training program is based on each individual's needs and may include:

  • NuSteps
  • Stationary Cycles
  • Treadmills
  • Arm Ergometers
  • Hand Weights
  • Elypticals

Periodic supplemental educational sessions are held at regular intervals on:

  • Emotional Well Being
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy Review (if needed)
  • Energy Conservation/Work Simplification
  • Lung Disease Support Group
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
  • Lung Transplant Support Group

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Pulmonary Maintenance

This is an outpatient, maintenance exercise program designed to maintain cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness. The classes are supervised by a comprehensive team of professionals with the patient as the most important member of the team. Ongoing education continues encouraging family involvement. The emphasis is placed on the patient taking responsibility for his or her own health.


The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is available to all patients with chronic obstructive and/or restrictive pulmonary disease to include:

  • Emphysema
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Other Pulmonary Conditions
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis 

Prerequisites to the program include:

  • A physician history & physical
  • A written referral from a physician
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Other studies as deemed necessary by the patients physician.

Fees

Insurance usually covers 80-100% of the hospital charges. We suggest you call your agent to determine your coverage.

Questions?

For further information regarding enrollment and cost, call:

Pulmonary Rehab Department:

North Naples Hospital:
1665 Medical Blvd
Naples, FL 239-624-6800

Marco Island:
40 Heathwood Dr
Marco Island, FL 239-393-4076


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