Tracheostomy Care Training

Course Description

Attending delegates will consider indications for tracheostomies and gain an
understanding of the care of tracheostomy tubes. They will gain awareness of potential complications and an understanding of the need for regular suction therapy.

Tracheostomy Care Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC01241 Year1/2 DayContinuous--

Course Programme

  • Introduction & course overview
  • NMC code of conduct
  • NMC record keeping
  • What is tracheostomy?
  • Anatomy
  • Indications for a tracheostomy
  • Tube types
  • Tapes
  • Essential equipment
  • Tube management
  • Suctioning
  • Catheter sizing
  • Daily living
  • Course evaluation

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