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Tracheostomy Update CPD Accredited Course

Superior Healthcare offers free CPD accredited courses for all nurses who are looking to improve their knowledge and clinical skills in caring for clients with complex conditions.

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 Continuing Professional Development opportunities which promote outstanding, compassionate and safe care.

Our CPD courses provide exciting opportunities for qualified nurses to advance their knowledge and skills, whilst contributing hours towards CPD revalidation requirements.

Please note, you do not need to be part of the Superior Healthcare team to take part in these free courses

Tracheostomy Update

This course is designed for nurses working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in complex care who have some 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 optimize outcomes in a safe controlled environment.  All aspects of training include guidelines from the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (UK).

Duration: 3 hours

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review of Indications for a tracheostomy
  • Review of understanding of types and characteristics of adult tracheostomy including, tracoe twist tubes, fenestrated/unfenestrated, cuffed/uncuffed, & subglottic tracheostomies. Reivew of paediatric tubes including neonatal and paediatric shiley tubes and bivona flex-tend.
  • Caring for a client with a tracheostomy including:
  • Review of safe suction technique
  • Review of tracheostomy tape/tie changes.
  • Review of rationale for humidification and nebulization
  • Review of speaking valves and safety considerations
  • Review of routine tracheostomy tube changes
  • Review of tracheostomy emergencies including what to do if a tracheostomy becomes blocked or displaced.
  • Review of caring for a client in the community with a tracheostomy.
  • Simulated practice stations including, suction, tape/tie changes, tracheostomy tube change and emergency one person technique tracheostomy tube change

Tracheostomy Update Event Dates

All courses will be held at our Head Office in Whitstable. 

Thursday 9th September 2021


Tuesday 16th November 2021


Book your place

All courses will be held at our Head Office in Whitstable. 

Find out more about accredited CPD courses here, or see our current vacancies.