Tracheostomy Training

Tracheostomy Training

Tracheostomy Training

Safe Aid Training are delighted to launch our Tracheostomy Training course. This course aims to familiarise students with the reasons for tracheostomy and the care and management of a tracheostomy.  This course will make sure that staff have the sufficient knowledge to work with someone with Tracheostomy in a safe manner.

On completion of the Tracheostomy Training course participants will have:

  • Students will be able to demonstrate much improved awareness of tracheostomy, the causes, requirements and needs.
  • They will understand the common reason for tracheostomy and the various types of tracheostomy.
  • Staff will have a great understanding of the common complication in relation to tracheostomy and the corrrect course of action to follow.
  • Staff will undertake a practical session on changing the dressing, suctioning the patient, inner cannula change and full tube change using our equipment and training mannequins.

The course includes:

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Infection control
  • Types of Tracheostomy
  • Complications of Tracheostomy
  • Changing dressings and keeping area clear and clean at all times
  • Fitting and changing an inner cannula tube
  • Suctioning a patient
  • Communication and care of a patient with a Tracheostomy
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Full tube procedure
  • Emergency Tracheostomy

Duration: 3 hours approx

Qualification:  1 year Cert of competency