Tracheostomy Awareness Training Course

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Tracheostomy Awareness Training Course


All healthcare staff responsible for the care of tracheostomy patients must have a sound understanding of best practices especially if they are unfamiliar with them.

Our Tracheostomy training course will familiarise learners with the different types of tracheostomy tubes, the relevant anatomy and physiology, and the care and management of the site and tube. It covers any complications, emergency procedures, and how to troubleshoot. Learning the relevant skills and knowledge is important as incorrect management and care can result in complications and negatively impacting upon the patient’s activities of daily living.

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a downloadable and printable tracheostomy certification.

The aim of this Tracheostomy training online course is to greater increase your knowledge of caring for those with a tracheostomy safely and effectively.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • What is a tracheostomy?
  • Accountability and consent
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Types of tracheostomy tubes
  • Complications and troubleshooting
  • Nursing care
  • Life with tracheostomy
  • Emergency procedures and your role and responsibility


Dependent on the delivery method, this Tracheostomy care training for nurses takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 

There are no barriers to entry on this Tracheostomy training for carers. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.

On completion of this Tracheostomy training online course, either download your certificate or access it later online.

This online Tracheostomy training for nurses is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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