Tracheostomy Care Awareness

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Total: £480.00(Exc VAT)
Course Details


Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Tracheostomy Care

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend - 12

This course is aimed at all staff working within the Health and Social Care sector who are involved in the day to day care of individuals with a tracheostomy in situ.

The course has a theoretical aspect followed by a practical session which includes suctioning.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Anatomy and Physiology


         Identify and understand anatomy and physiology of the neck.



         Describe the indications for a tracheostomy



         List the possible complications of having a tracheostomy.

Different types of tracheostomy


         Identify the different types of tracheostomy tube and how to clean the inner tube.



         Explain how to overcome challenges with communication.

Emergency Care

         State the actions required in an emergency




         Feel confident to carry out suctioning of a tracheostomy.



         Understand the need and practice of humidification.

Care of tracheostomy site

         Correctly clean and dress a tracheostomy site.

Practical session

         The delegates will observe a demonstration followed by individuals practicing on a manikin.


At the end of the training session, there is a written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.

This course can be tailored to the bespoke needs of the customer.  Please speak to a member of the sales team for further details.

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