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Suction Training

This Suction training course is designed to teach and train healthcare professionals how to properly and competently use this equipment in all aspects of care.

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About the Suction Training course

The Oral Suction training course is designed for registered nurses, healthcare professionals, and support workers working in areas where suctioning.

On completion of this online Suction training course, the learner will be able to identify what suctioning is, identify the different types of suctioning, identify the purpose of suctioning, be familiar with the equipment that can be used during suctioning and recognise changes that may occur with a patient. Learners will also be aware of how to position a patient during suctioning, be familiar with the practical procedure and know the importance of infection control during suctioning.

Duration Duration Dependent on delivery method, this Suction  training course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this online Suction training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification On completion of this Suction training online, either download your certificate or access later online. 
Accreditations Accreditations This online Suction course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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Suction training course learning outcomes

On completion of this Suction online training course, learners should know and understand the following:  
  • What is suctioning
    Identify what suctioning is, the different types and the purpose of suctioning
  • Equipment
    Be familiar with the equipment that can be used during suctioning
  • Changes in the patient
    Learn and be able to recognise changes that may occur with a patient during suctioning
  • Positioning of the patient
    Be aware of how to position a patient during suctioning
  • Practical procedure
    Be familiar with the practical procedure of suctioning
  • Gaining consent
    Be able to learn and discuss different ways of gaining consent
  • What to document
    Learn what to document during the process of suctioning
  • Possible risks
    Learn and identify the possible risks of suctioning
  • Importance of infection control
    Learn the importance of infection control during suctioning

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A glimpse of the Suction course

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FAQ - The Suction training course

Frequently asked questions

Take a look at the common Suction questions our training experts get asked. 

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What are the different types of suctioning? There are four ways to suction someone's  airway:
  • Nasal suction (suctioning in the nose)
  • Oral suction (suctioning the mouth)
  • Nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal suction (suctioning the throat)
  • Deep suctioning


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Our Suction course is easily accessible online through e-learning, allowing your staff to study anytime, anywhere, 24/7. This makes it the perfect option for care staff with challenging shift patterns. Additionally, you will receive exceptional customer support from our dedicated account manager and support team.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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It's easy to get certified in Suction training

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this Suction training course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff. 
Complete Course Complete the Suction Training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the certificates from the portal. 

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