Cough Assistance

Cough Assistance

Suitable for all nurses and carers in residential and domiciliary settings.

Course Length. 3.5 hours


This cough assist training aims to improve knowledge and skill in relation to caring for an individual who requires cough assist. This course will help delegates understand how cough assist can help an individual and how it interacts with their respiratory system.

Course Contents

How a natural cough occurs
What is a cough assist device?
Benefits of the device
When a cough assist device is considered – medical conditions
Use of the equipment using mask, endo-tracheal and tracheostomy tube
Device features, settings and alarms
Safe operation of the device

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents

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