Tracheostomy Care in the Community Training

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Course Provider

    Based in Ipswich

Regions covered

    North East,North West,Yorkshire and the Humber,East Midlands,West Midlands,East of England,London,South East,South West,Wales,National

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01473 381444.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: Full Day
  • Delivery Method: Online/Distance Learning, In-house/Workplace, Classroom-based/Venue
  • Suitable for: Individual, Group
  • Awarding Body: CPD Accredited Certificate of Attendance and a learning tool.
  • Venue Option 1 - Location: Hubbard Way, 2 Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2QA)
  • Venue Option 1 - Dates: 05/01/2017 28/02/2017 08/03/2017


This course is aimed at Nurses and other healthcare professionals who provide care to patients with tracheostomies in the Community. This course is also aimed at delegates/learners who may want to use this course as evidence of a formal CPD Record to their professional body, regulator or employer.

(* This course equates to 7 CPD/Points/Hours)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To achieve an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the Respiratory System in relation to tracheostomies.
  2. Demonstrate confidence and ability to care for a client who has a tracheostomy.

Course content:

  • The respiratory system
  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct (NMC)
  • Roles and Responsibility – Areas of Accountability
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Types of tracheostomies
  • Requirement for a tracheostomy in relation to disease and illness
  • Types of Tracheostomy Tubes
  • Tracheostomy and suction
  • Tracheostomy Stoma Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Humidification
  • Cleaning of a Stoma and the changing of dressings
  • Changing a tracheostomy (referring to local policies)
  • Speaking Valve use
  • Resuscitation with a tracheostomy
  • Managing complications
  • Importance of documentation and consent
  • Awareness of privacy and dignity
  • Practical session


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Complete an Online Enquiry Form (E: training@locums4care.com)

Telephone our Office (T: 01473 381444)

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Course provider details

  • Contact Person: Rich Munyeza
  • Street Address: 2 Civic Drive
  • City: Ipswich
  • Postcode: IP1 2QA
  • Phone: 01473 381444
  • Website: http://www.locums4care.co.uk

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