Tracheostomy Care Training

Course Details

The course provides all healthcare organisations and professionals with an in-depth knowledge, clinical skills and awareness on how to meet the care needs of a patient with a Tracheostomy at high safe standards in line with Current Nice Guidelines

Course Aims

For CCT Skilled Trainers to deliver high quality accredited face to face training with practical skills sessions which is tailored to organisational need and policies .For CCT skilled Trainers to deliver training which fulfils the current Core Skills Training Framework(CSTF), current CQC and NICE guidelines

Course Objectives

  1. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on the referral process and type of Tracheostomy procedure
  2. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge on the benefits of Temporary and Permanent Tracheostomy
  3. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on the recommended equipment to deliver safe Tracheostomy
  4. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on the choosing the right size of the tube needed to deliver safe Tracheostomy Care
  5. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on the Suctioning Procedure
  6. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on the principles of Infection Control and Incident Reporting
  7. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on ‘Post Tracheostomy Care and Physical Health Monitoring’
  8. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge and skills on Immediate and Long Term Risks Associated with Tracheostomy Care
  9. Patient centred care/effective communication/ethics and consent and capacity and decision making process
  10. To ensure participants are able to gain knowledge on Current NICE Guidelines and Practical Tips for Delivering safe Tracheostomy Care

Course Modules

  1. Definition and statistics
  2. The Referral, Assessment and Eligibility Factors
  3. Choosing Treatment Procedures which are Patient Centred to support Recovery
  4. Recommended Clinical Equipment (to include different types of tubes) to deliver safe care
  5. Patient Centred- Care ,the principles of Consent and Best Interest
  6. The Process of Suctioning
  7. Immediate and Long term risks and the principles of infection Control in  Tracheostomy Care
  8. Incident Reporting and Record Keeping
  9. Post Tracheostomy Care
  10. The Principles and Benefits of Effective Communication
  11. Practical Tips to deliver Safe Tracheostomy Care

Course Benefits

This is a face to face Course which enables all Healthcare Professionals to learn and acquire  in-depth knowledge, clinical skills and awareness on how to meet the care needs of a patient with a Tracheostomy at high safe standards in line with Current Nice Guidelines. 

CPD – 7 Points