Lung Health Clinic

Program Location: 
Ambulatory Clinics
Brandon Regional Health Centre
CS1-200, 150 McTavish Avenue East
Lung Health Clinic
Brandon, MB R7A 2B3
Program Contact: 
Barb Hutchinson
204-578-4203
204-578-4956
BHutchinson@pmh.mb.ca
Additional Program Information: 
Program Cost: 
no cost
Program Schedule: 
Tuesday to Friday 0800-1615
Wait Period: 
variable
Referral Process: 
self referred, physician, health care provider
Referral Other: 
Program Other: 
Supported languages: 
English
Diseases: 
Alpha-1
Asbestosis
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Emphysema
Farmer's lung
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Lung cancer
Occupational lung diseases
Pulmonary fibrosis
Pulmonary hypertension
Sarcoidosis
Program Offerings: 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
An education and exercise program offered by a team of health care providers. The education components may include breathing control, energy conservation, understanding breathing medicines and how to use them, preventing flare-up and sesssions on quitting smoking. 
Assessment
determining patient's need to assist the health care provider to guide treatment and care
Exercise
may include cardiovascular or aerobic training as well as strength and resistance training for upper and lower limbs. Often includes breathing muscles training, stretching and balance exercises. 
Education
teaching lung disease managment skills.
Maintenance/Follow-Up
An on-going exercise program with or without subervision of a health care provider.
Smoking Cessation
Counseling to help people quit smoking.
Audience: 
Adults
Types of Patients Accepted: 
Inpatients
Outpatients
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Page Last Updated: 29/09/2014