Training

Welcome to SpiroTutor

SpiroTutor® is our new online training resource for clinicians to access Vitalograph® device content 24/7.

Vitalograph knows the importance of quality assurance and quality control in spirometry. We created SpiroTutor to provide consistent training for clinicians of all skill levels. Our desire is to instill confidence in your team and partner with you to make a positive impact on patient care.

When you register a qualifiying Vitalograph device for our five year warranty, we will provide one free enrollment to device specific training. Upon successful completion, a manufacturers training certificate will be awarded.

Training is available on a wide range of Vitalograph devices. 

Vitalograph Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

Our Lunch and Learn Webinars are a great way to keep up to date with the latest developments in all things respiratory. Take a look at previous webinars below and sign up to be notified of future Lunch and Learn Webinars.

Podcast: Exhale by Vitalograph

Exhale by Vitalograph is a podcast series discussing topical information about spirometry and respiratory care. Your host is Mark Russell, Marketing Communications Manager for Vitalograph US.

Episode 1: Mark chats with Susan Blonshine, President and CEO of TechEd Consultants. 

Episode 2: We talk to Dr. Khaled Girgis, a board-certified allergist and immunologist with HCA College Park Family Care Center’s in Lenexa, KS.

Episode 3: Mark talks to Michael Hess, BS, RRT, RPFT, respiratory therapist and Chronic Lung Disease Coordinator at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. 

Episode 4 We hear from Amanda Clark, President of Carolina Diagnostic Solutions of Columbia, SC. 

Episode 5:  Mark talks to Helen Venn, Strategic Projects Manager, about Vitalograph’s Clinical Trials services and innovative devices, and how the company has been playing a role in medical research for almost 20 years. 

Episode 6: The first in a series of “Ask the Respiratory Therapist” podcasts, Mark chats to Holly Wilson, a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist with 30 years experience working in pulmonary function laboratories in USA, Australia and Ireland.

Episode 7: Mark interviews Kimberly Wins Koldoff, an inspirational respiratory therapist working on the frontline as a healthcare worker during the COVID pandemic. “Today was one of the most exhausting days I’ve ever worked. I’m grieving. I’m angry. I’m scared.” 

Episode 8: Carla Encarnacion, RRT, Director of Respiratory Therapy at Research Medical Center in Kansas City Missouri talks to us about how she motivates, councils and keeps her team together during this pandemic.

Episode 9: We interview Michelle Castillo, a COVID relief Travel RRT, who travelled to New York to work in a hospital at the height of the pandemic and is presently working in Miami, FL. Michelle  is highly experienced in COVID-19 lung management.

Episode 10: We talk to Sean Pridgeon, Staff Nurse and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Central Methodist University as he shares his COVID experiences at University of Missouri Health Care.

Episode 11: Mark and Janson speak with Kenny Mendez, CEO at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) about “Peak Week” and how AAFA works with areas report higher levels of asthma and allergies.

Episode 12: We interview Dr. Albert Rizzo and discuss the American Lung Association’s strategy is to defeating lung cancer, the Great American Smoke Out, and the effect vaping is having on lung disease.

Episode 13: We interview Frank Fiorenza, RRT, BHSc, FCSRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist with a passion for innovation. His patient care experience prompted him to close the gap on deficiencies identified in the management of mechanically ventilated patients.