ACS: Tracheostomy Care

Course overview

To equip staff who are caring for adult patients with a tracheostomy, with up-to-date practical skills and knowledge to ensure patient safety and best practice. Skills stations cover care of the tracheostomy, resuscitation, emergency tube change and suctioning.

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Designed for clinical staff (non-paediatric nursing, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists)

  • Demonstrate safe daily care and management of a tracheostomy patient.
  • Demonstrate safe suctioning technique
  • Identify sequence of steps involved with a tracheostomy tube change tube
  • Demonstrate adherence to emergency tracheostomy algorithm
  • Relate and implement the weaning process to each tracheostomy patient.

Candidates will attend lectures and participate in skill stations of care of the tracheostomy, suctioning, resuscitation, emergency tube change and emergency tracheostomy management. Candidates undertake a true/false paper and demonstrate via an OCSE the safe management of a tracheostomy emergency.

This course should be completed after Acute Care Training in Simulation

Read guidelines and algorithm issued upon course booking. Tracheostomy e-learning 

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

 

10/01/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

14/02/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

06/03/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

24/04/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

29/05/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

12/06/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

31/07/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

07/08/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

04/09/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

30/10/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

20/11/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital

04/12/2020    08:45 – 17:00              Resuscitation Training Suite, Junction 8, 2nd Floor, Whipps Cross University Hospital