Tracheostomy Care

07/08/2012 09:30:00 - 07/08/2012 13:00:00

Tracheostomy Care Workshop
Duration: Half-Day Course
Venue: QCTC Southampton
This practically focused half-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to safely care for individuals with a tracheostomy. Increasingly community, agency and residential care nurses have to deal with individuals with complex needs, including tracheostomy. Recent media attention has focused on the tragic consequences of care staff not being competent in this area, or being able to deal with problems should they arise. Certificates of attendance will be issued for CPD purposes.
Course Content:
Review anatomy & physiology of the respiratory system
Indications for tracheostomy
Types of tracheostomy tube
Essential care principles
Importance of humidification
Suctioning technique
Changing tubes
Dealing with emergencies (decannulation, tube blockage)
Practical demonstrations
Cost per delegate: £60 + VAT
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