The Vent Room is where respiratory therapists can come for a little professional inspiration. Join Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry, as she interviews industry professionals about current topics in respiratory care. Whether you are a student or practicing RT, this podcast is for you, learn how respiratory therapists around the world are improving patient outcomes and advancing the profession.
The Vent Room Episode 17: Medical Entrepreneur
Welcome to 2021! This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to Benjamin Wang MD, a medical entrepreneur, who created the NeVAP subglottic suction endotracheal tube. They discuss his inspiration and how it went from idea to actuality.
The Vent Room Episode 16: BCV in Respiratory Patients
The week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to Gary Mefford from Hayek Medical Devices. They talk about Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV) for respiratory care. Gary's passion for the respiratory profession shines through.
RT Reflections from NYC
This week Dr. Dragonberry speaks to Cheyenne Baird a travel respiratory therapist who worked in NYC during the height of the Covid pandemic. She shares her experience and her personal reflections.
Episode 14: The Role of the NBRC
This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry spoke to Lori Tinkler, the CEO, of the NBRC. They discussion the role of the NBRC, continuing competency, and the More RTs campaign.
Episode 13: Proning the Non-vented COVID Patient
This Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to Nicole Kupchik MN, RN, CCRN about proning the non-vented COVID patient. Should we be doing this more often than we currently are?
Episode 12: HFNC and the COVID-19 Patient
Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to medical doctor Kirk Hinkley about the use of HFNC with the COVID-19 patient. The therapeutic approach with this patient population is changing as we learn more. Dr. Hinkley provides some tips on ways to decrease transmission and protect yourself.