Pulmonary/Lung Rehabilitation Services
UM Laurel Regional Hospital delivers a full range pulmonary/lung rehabilitation program tailored to its patients’ needs. The program screens and manages all lung disorders including asthma, lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders. The program also consists of exercise sessions that are supervised and monitored, breathing techniques to help reduce shortness of breath and education classes to help patients understand their condition and to have the best possible quality of life.
For more information or an appointment, call 301.491.8784.
UM Laurel Regional Hospital’s Sleep Wellness Center offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment options for patients suffering from sleep-related health issues. The program is directed by physicians who are board certified in pulmonary and sleep medicine. Services and sleep studies include, but are not limited to Pulysomnogram (PSG), Multi Sleep Latency Test and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). Once a diagnosis is made, our specialist work with patients to develop a personalized treatment plan.
For more information or for an appointment, call 301.491.7926.
Free HIV Testing Program
Testing is done from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. On the weekends, the testing is done from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of the month. No testing on holidays. The program is operated by the Emergency Department and provides free HIV testing by oral swab. Testing is provided for citizens ages 13 and older. For more information, please call 301-618-2487.
Location: UM Prince George’s Hospital Center
Living Well Chronic Disease Self Management Program
In partnership with Prince George’s County Family Services
An evidenced-based 6-week healthy workshop designed for people living with chronic health conditions including but not limited to Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Asthma and Pulmonary conditions. Each class will help you set goals, make action plans, and improve your life. You will learn how to:
- Decrease frustrations
- Talk to your doctor
- How to live a healthier more active lifestyle
- The best technique to manage symptoms
For more information, please call 301.497.7914.
Senior Dining and Lecture Series
These bimonthly lectures are designed to help adults ages 60 and older learn proactive measures to maintain optimal health. Topics include diabetes, heart disease, and sleep apnea. Dinner is from 3 to 4 p.m.; lecture: 4 to 5 p.m.Upcoming dates include March 13 and May 8. For more information and to register, call 301-497-7914.