Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop


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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
  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Informed Consent
  • History of Tracheostomy
  • Procedure Incidence
  • Respiratory System
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anatomical Position of Tracheostomy Tube
  • Adult and Paediatric Airways Anatomy
  • Indications of Paediatric Tracheostomy
  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Types of Tracheostomy Tubes
  • Cuff Tracheostomy Management
  • Initial Care Post Tracheostomy Care
  • Early and Late  Complication
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Non-Touch Technique
  • Equipment Required at Bedside
  • TRACHE Bundles
  • Emergency Management
  • Suctioning Procedure
  • Complications of Suctioning
  • Tube Sizes and Suction in Paediatric Patients
  • Correct Size of Suction Catheter
  • Tracheostomy Suction Preparation
  • Tracheostomy Suction Procedure
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Cough Assist
  • Seldinger Technique
  • Stoma Care Procedure
  • Humidification
  • Saline Nebuliser
  • HME
  • Emergency Box Equipment
  • Tube Changes Practical
    • Patient Assessment
    • Emergency Decannulation
    • Accidental Decannulation
    • Process of Decannulation
  • Wound Breakdown
  • Long Term Effects of Tracheostomy
  • Nutrition and Feeding
  • Factors that May Affect Swallowing
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Discharge from Hospital with Tracheostomy
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessment
  • The Use of SBAR Tool in Communication
  • Recordkeeping and Incident Reporting
Target Audience: RGNs, Medical Doctors, HCAs and other Healthcare Professionals (with Experience in Tracheostomy Care)
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop

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