Tracheostomy Care Awareness
Applied anatomy and physiology
Infection control and prevention
Different types of tracheostomy
Indications for tracheostomy
Complications of tracheostomy
Changing dressings and keeping the area clean
Fitting, managing and changing an inner cannula tube
Suctioning a patient with a tracheostomy
Communication and care of a patient with a tracheostomy tube
Keeping accurate records
Full tube change procedure
Emergency tracheostomy management (resuscitation) procedure and guidelines
Practical session using mannequin & suction machine
Training record sign off (6-hour version only)
Lasts approximately 3 hours
On completion of the course, delegates will have gained an increased understanding of the cause, needs and requirements of tracheostomy as well as their numerous types. They will have an in-depth knowledge of common complication and the correct procedures.
The practical session gives the candidate experience in changing dressings, suctioning the patient, inner cannula change and full tube change.
Delegates have the chance to practice their day-to-day tasks in order to become more confident.
The course lasts approx 3 hours
You will receive a certificate of attendance which is valid for 12 months.
Frameworks used in Mapping
We will be updating this section to include how we map our courses against Local and National Policies
Trainer Downloadable Presentation
Student Feedback Form
Student Statement Form
Lesson Plan Template
Training Poster for Staff Room/Email attachment
Trainer support information
Reflection Template – Excellent for Revalidation but can be used by all staff
Trainer resource pack will be an excellent support to a trainer who facilitates training in house. The Trainer pack containers everything you will need to begin you own in-house training. You will be able to adapt and edit the resource pack to make it more bespoke to your area of work and this will assist delegates to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
At The Care Training Company Ltd we strongly recommend that you are both competent in the skill and to train staff before purchasing our trainer packs.
We have training courses available and please feel free to get in touch and we will be more than happy to help with any questions.
The packs are non-refundable so if you have any questions please get in touch before purchasing.
Train the Trainer
Pre-course material will be sent out 1 month before course date.
Within this material delegates will be expected to of completed necessary sections to participate within the course. The portfolio of evidence will be built up before, during and after the course. A micro teach will be filmed on the last day. Peer and self-assessments will be part of the assessment process. Reflective diary and action plan. The portfolio of evidence can be handed in up to 6 months after the final day of the course.
The portfolio will be both subject and training evidence.
Face to Face – The coursework must be completed before the assessment day. A final copy can be submitted after training. Assessment is role play, discussion, microteach, coursework. Certificate is valid for 3 years.
Distance – Support via email/calls with a clinical trainer through-out your study time and afterwards. Assessment is coursework and video microteach. Certificate is valid for 3 years