Safer Tracheostomy Care

This is an inter-professional, simulation-based course covering the key principles of safe tracheostomy care and the management of tracheostomy emergencies through simulated clinical practice.

Interactive learning sessions/ Skills stations inc:

  • Introduction to tracheostomy emergency algorithms
  • Bed space preparation & open suctioning
  • Tub types, Cuff manometry cuff management
  • Emergency airway manoeuvres for primary responders & dressings and ties
  • Emergency Tracheostomy management practise
  • Video and discussion of Human Factors in healthcare.
  • High-fidelity Simulated Scenarios with facilitated debriefs to explore both clinical and human factor skills in tracheostomy emergencies: blocked tube & accidental decannulation.

Learning Outcomes:

Establish a safe environment for patients with a tracheostomy

Demonstrate and perform safe tracheostomy routine care practically

Recognise and manage a tracheostomy emergency as a primary responder

Describe some human factor skills that support inter-professional team working

Who is this Course for?

  • Junior Doctors F2-ST7 all specialties
  • Nursing Staff from; community, critical care, emergency, general wards
  • Physiotherapists / Speech and Language therapists

Dates 2020:

27th March – book tickets here

22nd July – book tickets here

9th September – book tickets here

30th October – book tickets here

16th December – book tickets here

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