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The Vent Room
29 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
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.
50 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
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.
52 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
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.
47 minutes | May 31, 2020
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.
25 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
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?
18 minutes | Apr 12, 2020
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.
30 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Episode 11: Wellbeing in Chaos
This week Dr. Dragonberry speaks to Davida Gunter author of "Burning Out Won't Get You There." They talk about the challenges facing healthcare providers currently with Covid-19.
18 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
Episode 10: RT Quality Improvement Projects & AARC Open Forum
This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry is joined by Lexie Caraway. They discuss RT quality improvement projects and about Lexie's first submission to the AARC Open Forum. Are you ready for your first submission?
28 minutes | Feb 23, 2020
The Vent Room Episode 9: RTs in Research
This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to Natalie Napolitano. Natalie tells us about her role as a research clinical specialist. Her desire for improving patient care kicked started her passion for research.
44 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
The Vent Room: Working in Industry in an RT Sales role
This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks to Matt Davis a respiratory therapist who moved over to industry as a sales rep. He talks candidly about the pros and cons of moving over to what some people consider the dark side of healthcare.
44 minutes | Jan 16, 2020
Episode 7: Bullying & Incivility in health care
Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks with Dr. Renee Thompson DNP, RN, Workplace Bullying Expert about bullying and incivility in health care. They discuss the reasons incivility occurs and ways to resolve the problem in a workplace where the goal is to help and not harm.
40 minutes | Jan 1, 2020
Episode 6: Being a Travel RT
This week Dr. Dragonberry speaks to Seth Hall about his experiences as a travel RT. Get some tips and insight if you are considering taking the plunge in 2020 or if you just want some more information!
38 minutes | Dec 17, 2019
Episode 5: COPD & Nicotine Cessation Education
Dr. Dragonberry spoke to Gabrielle Davis, RRT, CHES, about her role as a COPD and Nicotine Cessation Educator. She provides insight into the rewards and challenges of this niche of respiratory care.
26 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
The Vent Room Episode 4: Telerespiratory
In this week’s episode of The Vent Room, Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry speaks with Curt Merriman of rtNOW. They discuss how rtNOW is improving access to respiratory care services using telerespiratory for patients in rural areas.
50 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
The Vent Room Episode 3: Getting a job
Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry talks with former manager Ken Thigpen about what managers look for when hire a new staff member.
19 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
The Vent Room Episode 2: Sharman Lamka and The PHIL Award
Did you know there is an award honoring respiratory therapists? Guess what?!? There is! This week Dr. Tabatha Dragonberry talks to Sharman Lamka, the president of The Faces Foundation, about her story that motivated her to create a foundation to honor amazing respiratory therapists.
42 minutes | Nov 10, 2019
The Vent Room Episode 1: RTs on Transport
In our first episode, we talk to Jon Inkrott RRT-ACCS, flight respiratory therapist, about his role on the transport team. He provides some insights on what you can do if you are interested in a career as a transport RT, and his passion for the profession is infectious.
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