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Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop – RCN (6253) | CPD (1436T7) Certified

Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop – RCN (6253) | CPD (1436T7) Certified
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2018
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop
  • The Paediatric Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts of post operative care and management of paediatric/neonatal patients who have undergone tracheostomy. It will develop the participant’s knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system; indications/complications of tracheostomy; and types of tracheostomy tubes used for certain age groups. It will also enhance skills in performing tracheal suctioning; changing tracheostomy tapes and stoma care. Learners will be able to demonstrate the use of the emergency equipment needed for a tracheostomy accidental decannulation and perform emergency algorithm for tracheostomy on a training manakin.
Aims of the workshop:
  • To explore concepts of contemporary Paediatric Tracheostomy indications, complications , care and management theory in order to develop your knowledge within a multi- professional health and social care setting
  • Contribute to and manage a high performance and effective skills in management of Paediatric Tracheostomy suctioning, changing tapes and stoma care
  • Develop your ability to link theories with practice through critical skills assessment and clinical competencies
  • Confidently challenge current health and social care practices, and use appropriate evidence to articulate your views
Course Details
  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • History of Tracheostomy
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Respiratory System
  • Difference of Adult and Paediatric Airways
  • Indications and complications of Tracheostomy in Children
  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Types of Tracheostomy Tubes
  • Cuff Tracheostomy Tube Management
  • Post-op Complications
  • Early and Long Term Complications
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Tracheostomy Care Bundles
  • Equipment required at bedside
  • Emergency Tracheostomy Box
  • Humidification for Ventilated and Non Ventilated Patients
  • Indications and Hazards of Suctioning
  • Tracheostomy Suctioning Catheters Calculations
  • Tracheostomy Suctioning Procedure-Open and Closed Suction
  • Practical Procedure in Changing Tracheostomy Tapes and Stoma Care
  • Accidental Decannulation
  • Emergency Tracheostomy Management
  • Changing Tracheostomy Tube Procedure
  • Weaning and Decannulation Process
  • Communication and Swallowing
  • Long Term Effects of Tracheostomy in Children
  • Documentation, Reporting and Record Keeping
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessment
Target Audience: RGNs, Medical Doctors, HCAs and other Healthcare Professionals (with Experience in Tracheostomy Care)
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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RCN Accredited - Paediatric Tracheostomy (Post-Operative) Care Workshop

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20 October 2018 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

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CPD Accredited - Paediatric Tracheostomy (Post-Operative) Care Workshop

Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop – RCN (6253) | CPD (1436T7) Certified

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