Tracheostomy Care

Date: Nov 19 2018
Time: 9:30 am
Venue: Richmond Nursing Agency, Delta Lakes Enterprise Centre, The Avenue, Llanelli. SA15 2DR

Tracheostomy Care – Course duration ½ day

The course is designed to educate and train healthcare professionals to perform Tracheostomy Care safely and competently.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Learning Objectives

Skills and knowledge highlighted in this training include

  • Adhering to Tracheostomy guidelines
  • Ensuring the best care and treatment in accordance with current understanding and research
  • Types of tubes
  • Communication and swallowing
  • Risk assessment
  • Nursing considerations
  • Removal and changing of tube
  • Changing dressing
  • Suctioning
  • Resuscitation including the use of an ambu bag
  • Humidification
  • Emergencies
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test

Teaching Methods

This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including: presentations; case studies; small group discussion; whole group discussion; individual work; practical demonstration and practical exercise.


This course runs for approximately three hours. (09.30-12.30)

• Formative

• 1 Year

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