COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Clinic

Short Program

Individual sessions with a respiratory therapist during which patients receive information about their illness, their medications, and how to take them, action plans and tools to prevent worsening of the illness. The program is adapted to the needs of the patient. People may request services themselves.

Long Program

Ten-week program of twice-weekly group sessions combining teaching and exercise. The team includes a respiratory therapist, a dietitian, an occupational therapist, a physiotherapist, and a pharmacist. This program is offered in Caraquet for the entire Acadian Peninsula.

Smoking Cessation Program

Smokers who want to quit smoking can make an appointment with a respiratory therapist who will meet with them individually to help strengthen their motivation, develop a plan, and increase their chances of quitting smoking.