Paediatric Tracheostomy Care Workshop – RCN (6837) Accredited


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This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 13th May 2020
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
  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Informed Consent
  • History of Tracheostomy
  • Paediatric Tracheostomy Procedure Incidence
  • Tracheostomy
  • Respiratory System
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Anatomical Position of Tracheostomy Tube
  • Adult and Paediatric Airways
  • Indications of Tracheostomy
  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Indications of Paediatric Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy Tubes
  • Cuff Tracheostomy Management
  • Initial Care Post Tracheostomy Care
  • Early Complication
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Non-Touch Technique
  • Equipment Required at Bedside
  • TRACHE Bundles
  • Emergency Paediatric Tracheostomy Management
  • Suctioning Procedure
  • Complications of Suctioning
  • Tube Sizes and Suction in Paediatric Patients
  • Correct Size of Suction Catheter
  • Tracheostomy Suction Preparation
  • Tracheostomy Suction Procedure
  • Seldinger Technique
  • Stoma Care Procedure
  • Humidity
  • Saline Nebuliser
  • HME
  • Emergency Box Equipment
  • Tube Changes Practical
  • Patient Assessment
  • Emergency Decannulation
  • Accidental Decannulation
  • Process of Decannulation
  • Late Complications
  • Wound Breakdown
  • Long Term Effects of Tracheostomy
  • Nutrition and Feeding
  • Factors that May Affect Swallowing
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • The Use of SBAR Tool in Communication
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Discharge from Hospital with Tracheostomy
  • 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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