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Management of Tracheostomy including Tracheal Suctioning

Management of Tracheostomy including Tracheal Suctioning

SKU: Mag

This course looks at the routine anagement of a tracheostomy patient in the social care environment. The course begins by defining relevant terminology, provides theoretical background anatomy and physiology and explores the rationale behind insertion of a tracheostomy tube. The class will look at some common devices and anciliary equipment such as humidifiers, supplementary oxygen and cough assist. Delegates go on to perform a range of practical skills in a simulated environment including stoma maintenance, tube maintenance, tape changes and open suctioning. The course looks at some complications and troubleshooting of issues.

  • Recommended duration

    4 hours - for more detailed practical session

    3 hours for condensed update

  • Maximum delegates per class

    12 face to face (subject to current covid restrictions)


    *Pricing will automatically adjust based on number of delegates selected. A minimum charge for 5 delegates will be applied to cover trainer and equipment outlay.

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