Tracheostomy Care

Tracheostomy Care

This half-day Tracheostomy Care Training course is suitable for all for nurses and carers throughout the industry.

Course Length. 3.5 hours


This course introduces delegates to the reasons for tracheostomies and their care management. The course aims to ensure nurses and carers have the knowledge and skills to provide top quality, safe and effective care of the tracheostomy and equipment, using a special mannequin and general equipment. Where required, the course can be tailored to include a client’s own equipment, policies and procedures.

Course Contents

Anatomy and physiology
Indications for tracheostomy
Types of tracheostomy
Complication identification and reporting procedures
Dressings and cleaning procedures
Managing and changing inner cannula tubes
Communication and promotion of dignity in care
Suctioning procedures and protocols
Record keeping
Procedures for full tube changes
Guidelines for emergency management (inc. resuscitation)
Practical session with a mannequin
In order to successfully complete this course, learners will be required to complete a multiple-choice question and answer paper and evidence practical competency (using the mannequin and equipment) to the trainer.

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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