Maneuvers

To have a better understanding of PFT maneuvers, watching the RT/technician screen as the patient performs these steps may be helpful for some students.
I have uploaded 4 videos (SVC, Spirometry, Body Plethysmography, and DLCO).

Keep in mind that these are for demonstration purposes only, and software models and standards can change.

Slow Vital Capacity 

Spirometry


Body Plethysmography


DLCO

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PFT job

Hi everyone,

Please check out this PFT job posting from

Bayview Cardiopulmonary Services (BCPS) Clinic:

:

Seeking part time Registered Respiratory Therapist to perform high quality pulmonary function studies in a private lab setting.
Work along side a small and dynamic team of professionals to provide high quality respiratory care in an outpatient community clinic. This is an autonomous role valuing the expertise of the respiratory therapist, with potential opportunities for growth in roles and responsibilities.

Duties include:
• Perform high quality full pulmonary function studies including spirometry, body plethysmography, diffusion capacity and bronchodilator administration.
• Manage patient records to required reporting and filing standards
• Participate in ongoing quality assurance programs and facility standards activities.
Requirements:
• Registered respiratory therapist in good standing with CRTO
• Up to date certification in health care provider basic cardiac life support
• 1-2 years relevant experience performing full pulmonary function studies in an outpatient setting
• Excellent understanding of PFT quality standards including ATS and IHF guidelines
• Familiarity with nSpire HD PFT systems an asset

If you are interested, please send an email to Dr Khalil Sivjee ( khalil.sivjee@gmail.com ) along with your CV.

Thank you for your consideration,

Bayview Cardiopulmonary Services (BCPS) Clinic
586 Eglinton Ave East Suite 308 (Bayview& Eglinton).

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