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Episode # 15 - Heather Murgatroyd BA, RRT - Increasing Awareness of Bronchoprovocation Testing

Episode # 15 - Heather Murgatroyd BA, RRT - Increasing Awareness of Bronchoprovocation Testing

January 21, 2022

Featured Guest:

Heather Murgatroyd, a Respiratory Clinical Specialists with Methapharm. She is in charged in increasing awareness of bronchoprovocation testing in diagnosing asthma. Her role is a balance of customer education and support, clinical support for the sales team and sales to hospitals, Pulmonary Clinics and Allergy and Asthma Clinics.

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Episode # 14 -Aurika Savickaite, RN, MSN - Helmet Based Ventilation Advocate

Episode # 14 -Aurika Savickaite, RN, MSN - Helmet Based Ventilation Advocate

January 4, 2022

Featured Guest:
Aurika Savickaite, RN, MSN and Founder of www.helmetbasedventilation.com

Aurika was involved in the successful testing of the helmet ventilation in the ICU at the University of Chicago during a three-year trial study. Aurika is an advocate and founder of helmet-based positive pressure ventilation training website.

Episode # 13 -Frank Fiorenza-  Passion for Innovation

Episode # 13 -Frank Fiorenza- Passion for Innovation

November 22, 2021

Featured Guest:
Frank Fiorenza RRT, BHSc, FCSRT, Product Development and National Sales Manager, McArthur Medical Sales Inc.

Today, our interview is with McArthur Medical Sales Inc.'s Product Development and National Sales Manager, Frank Fiorenza, RRT, BHSc, FCSRT. Frank is an experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist with a passion for innovation. His patient care experience and industry knowledge prompted him to close the gap on deficiencies identified in the management of mechanically ventilated patients.

Episode # 12 - Great American Smoke Out, Dr. Albert Rizzo

Episode # 12 - Great American Smoke Out, Dr. Albert Rizzo

November 2, 2021

Featured Guest:
Dr. Albert Rizzo, Chief Medical Officer, American Lung Association

We interviewed Dr. Albert Rizzo and discussed what the American Lung Association strategy is to defeating lung cancer. He tells us about the Great American Smoke Out and facts and figures on smoking today. Why has smoking not been eliminated and how E-Cigarettes and Vaping are affecting people’s health and contributing to lung disease.

Episode # 11 -Kenny Mendez, CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Episode # 11 -Kenny Mendez, CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

October 11, 2021

Featured Guest:
Kenny Mendez, CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

We interviewed Kenny Mendez CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is dedicated to saving  lives and reducing the burden of disease for people with  asthma and allergies through support, advocacy, and research.

Episode # 10 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Health Professionals”

Episode # 10 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Health Professionals”

October 6, 2021

Featured Guest:
Sean Pridgeon DNP, RN, CNL, EBP(CH)

Dr. Sean Pridgeon is a nurse with MU Healthcare. He has helped develop and implement evidence-based practice and nursing research programs at MU Healthcare.

 

Episode # 9 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

Episode # 9 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

September 29, 2021

Featured Guest: Michelle Castillo, BSRT, RRT  COVID Relief Travel RRT

We interviewed Michelle, a COVID relief Travel
RRT, who was presently working in Miami, FL. With 10
years experienced in Respiratory Care, she has been
able to experience life and work in various hospital
settings including NICU, PICU, ER, TRAUMA, MICU,
CVICU, and is highly experienced in COVID-19 lung
management.

Episode # 8 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

Episode # 8 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

September 20, 2021

Featured Guest: Carla Encarnacion, RPFT

We interviewed Carla Encarnacion, RRT, Director of Respiratory Therapy at Research Medical Center in Kansas City Missouri. She shared how she motivates, councils and keeps her team together during this pandemic.

Episode # 7 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

Episode # 7 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist

August 30, 2021

Featured Guest: Kimberly Wins Koldoff, RPFT

 

We interviewed Kimberly Wins Koldoff, a respiratory
therapist at a Medical Center outside of Atlanta, Georgia. We
connected with her when she posted on LinkedIn an
emotional cry after a long shift.

Here is her message: “My shifts this weekend
confirmed my fears…Covid is indeed back. Today was one of
the most exhausting days I’ve ever worked.
I’m grieving. I’m angry. I’m scared. I’m tired. What can we do?
Please consider getting vaccinated if you haven’t already.”

Episode # 6 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist”

Episode # 6 -Special Edition of Exhale: “Ask the Respiratory Therapist”

August 2, 2021

Featured Guest: Holly Wilson, RPFT

Holly is a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist. She has 30 years of experience working in pulmonary function laboratories, including Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis University Hospital in St Louis, MO, as well as The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, NSW Australia and the Charlemont Clinic in Dublin, Ireland.

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