Six minute walk testing is done to assess functional exercise levels for daily activities. The object of this test is to walk for as far as possible for six minutes.
A Respiratory Therapist will perform your test. A Pulmonologist will interpret the results and provide your physician with a report.
Including but not limited to:
Plan on arriving 15 minutes before your appointment for check-in. You will check in at the patient registration desk in the main lobby of the hospital.
You may receive a copy of your test results by contacting the Health Information Department at 509-946-4611, ext 2017.
Tests must be ordered by a physician. To make an appointment call 509-946-4611 ext 2655.