Course OverviewThis course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge on how to safely and effectively care for someone with a Tracheostomy or Laryngectomy.
Delivery MethodClassroom based training
Remote training by Zoom
Target AudienceThis course is suitable for nurses and healthcare staff wishing to care and manage Tracheostomies and Laryngectomies
Course Aims and ObjectivesTo explore the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract
To understand the indicators for and complications of Tracheostomies and Laryngectomies
To explore the different features of Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy tubes.
To demonstrate how to care for someone with a Tracheostomy / Laryngectomy including the daily checks required, emergency equipment, the site and inner tube cleaning, suctioning, and changing of the Tracheostomy tube
To discuss what to do in an emergency