Training

We are committed to providing healthcare professionals with first class training on all aspects of measurements and procedures using the equipment we supply.

Device Training

We understand the importance of quality assurance and quality control in respiratory measurements and we want you to get the very best from your Vitalograph device.

Device training is delivered at your workplace, either online or face-to-face by one of our product experts. Each session covers hygiene & infection control, quality assurance, troubleshooting and correct usage of our devices.

Spirometry Training & Workshops

Our workshops cover the relevant theory and practical knowledge needed to perform accurate, quality assured measurements according to the latest national and international guidance.  Training is delivered online, or we can visit your workplace or invite you to our offices in Buckingham.

Our trainers are clinically trained in spirometry and advanced pulmonary function testing. We tailor content to your specific requirements making it suitable for both experienced and new practitioners, covering Occupational Health, Primary Care and Secondary Care.

Typical spirometry course content:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
  • Introduction to spirometry
  • ATS/ERS Standardization of Spirometry 2019 Update
  • Bronchodilator Responsiveness Testing (Reversibility)
  • Hygiene and infection control
  • Correct technique
  • Quality Assurance
  • Calibration and verification
  • Normal values and predicted sets
  • Interpretation
  • Case examples
  • Practical session

Contact us to discuss your training needs and how we can help you achieve quality results.

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.”