The course is aimed at all levels of employees who may wish to undertake tracheostomy care. It is also useful as an update or people who have carried out the skill of tracheostomy care previously and would like an update.

Duration: 3.5 hours

Course Content

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of a tracheostomy
  • Types of a tracheostomy
  • Parts of a Tracheostomy
  • Nursing care
  • Documentation
  • Practical included for suctioning and changing of a tracheostomy tube

Learning Outcomes: Competency document provided for self-assessment or via a designated assessor depending on qualification.

Jude TurnerTracheostomy