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Complex Care Tracheostomy Awareness Training

Superior Healthcare provides an extensive training programme to all it’s carers and nurses, mapped to the care certificate. All training is delivered in-house by our dedicated training team to ensure all staff are equipped to provide excellence in care. 

As a specialist provider, we understand the challenging and changing nature of the complex care sector and the importance of being able to access high-quality training opportunities which promote outstanding, compassionate and safe care.

Our courses provide exciting opportunities for registered nurses, community carers, support workers, and healthcare assistants to advance their knowledge and skills.

Adult & Paediatric Tracheostomy Awareness Training

This one day course is designed for registered nurses, community carers, support workers, and healthcare assistants working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in complex care who have limited tracheostomy experience. Learn about caring for clients with a tracheostomy in the community and gain practical experience in simulated practice learning, which replicate situations in tracheostomy care you are likely to encounter in practice. The aim is to improve care, enhance patient safety and optimie outcomes in a safe controlled environment. All aspects of training include guidelines from the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (UK).

Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of Anatomy & physiology of the respiratory system
  • Awareness of Indications for a tracheostomy
  • Understanding of types and characteristics of adult tracheostomy including, tracoe twist tubes, fenestrated/unfenestrated, cuffed/uncuffed, & subglottic tracheostomies. Paediatric tubes including neonatal and paediatric shiley tubes and bivona flextend
  • Caring for a client with a tracheostomy including:-
  • Awareness of safe suction technique
  • Awareness of tracheostomy tape/tie changes.
  • Awareness of rationale for humidification and nebulization
  • Awareness of speaking valves
  • Awareness of routine tracheostomy tube changes
  • Awareness of tracheostomy emergencies including what to do if a tracheostomy becomes blocked or displaced.
  • Simulated practice stations including, suction, tape/tie changes, tracheostomy tube change and emergency one person technique tracheostomy tube change.

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