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Adult Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6245) Accredited

Adult Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6245) Accredited
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2017
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

Adult Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop
  • Tracheostomy is a surgical opening in the trachea. Tracheostomies are becoming increasingly common place both within the acute setting and the community.  As a result of this there is an expectation of increased knowledge and more advanced nursing and healthcare skills caring for these patients. The Adult Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the care given post operatively to patients who had undergone tracheostomy in order to develop learner’s knowledge and skills in suctioning, changing tracheostomy tapes, stoma care and during accidental decannulation for patients in the healthcare setting. Adult patients with a tracheostomy tube are a vulnerable patient,  their care may be highly complex involving a number of clinicians across different healthcare specialties, highlighting the need for good coordination, team working, communication  and documentation.
Aims of the workshop:
  • The adult critical care programme will enable the practitioners to explore concepts of contemporary Tracheostomy indications, complications , care and management theory in order to develop your knowledge within a multi- professional health and social care setting
  • Through this workshop, the practitioners will be able to contribute and manage a high performance and effective skills in management of Tracheostomy suctioning, changing tapes and stoma care
  • To develop your ability to link theories with practice through critical skills assessment and clinical competencies.
  • To extend and enhance the knowledge and skills of candidates to enable them to safely care for patients that require a tracheostomy.
  • To perform safely and competently under clinical supervision and practice independently in their workplaces.
Course Details:
  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Principles of Nursing
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Arenas of Professional Accountabilities
  • Tracheostomy Statistics
  • Indications for Tracheostomy
  • Contraindications for Tracheostomy
  • Types of Tracheostomy Procedures
  • Review of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anatomical Position of Cuff Tracheostomy
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Tracheostomy
  • Post Operative Management
  • Immediate Complications
  • Early and Late Complications
  • Different Type of Tracheostomy
  • Types of Tube
  • Types of Tracheostomy
  • Inner Cannula/Obturator
  • Cuffless Tracheostomy Tubes
  • Fenestrated Tubes
  • Day to Day Tracheostomy Management
  • Patient Assessment
  • Appropriate Equipment
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Humidification
  • The Humidification Ladder
  • Care of Tracheostomy
  • Humidification
  • Changing Inner Cannula
  • Tracheostomy Sunctioning
  • Method of Suctioning
  • Mucus Blanket
  • Types of Tracheal Suctioning
  • Equipment for Suctioning
  • Suction Catherer Size and Suction and Pressure
  • Tracheostomy Care: Changing Dressing, Stoma Care Tube Change
  • Inner Cannula Care Tracheostomy Emergency
  • Accidental Decannulation
  • Emergency Tracheostomy Management
  • Weaning and Decannulation
  • Decannulation
  • Tracheostomy Removal
  • Speech and Language of the Therapist
  • Factors that affect Communication
  • Contra-indications for Valve Use
  • Factors that may affect Swallowing
  • Best Practice in Recordkeeping
  • Use of SBAR Tool
  • Knowledge and Skills Competency Assessment (4 Hours Participatory)
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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