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Tracheostomy Awareness Training Course

This online Tracheostomy training course will teach learners sufficient skills and knowledge on how to care for an individual with a tracheostomy. A vital course for any health care staff who come into contact with those who have a tracheostomy.

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About the Tracheostomy Awareness training course

All healthcare staff responsible for the care of tracheostomy patients must have a sound understanding of best practices especially if they are unfamiliar with them.

Our Tracheostomy training course will familiarise learners with the different types of tracheostomy tubes, the relevant anatomy and physiology, and the care and management of the site and tube. It covers any complications, emergency procedures, and how to troubleshoot. Learning the relevant skills and knowledge is important as incorrect management and care can result in complications and negatively impacting upon the patient’s activities of daily living.

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a downloadable and printable Tracheostomy certification. 

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


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Tracheostomy Training Course learning outcomes

On completion of this online Tracheostomy care training, learners should know and understand the following:  
  • What is a tracheostomy?
    Recognise what a tracheostomy is and indications
  • Accountability and consent
    Discuss accountability and consent in relation to tracheostomy
  • Anatomy and physiology
    Label relevant Anatomy & Physiology
  • Types of tracheostomy tubes
    Identify different types of tracheostomy tubes
  • Complications and troubleshooting
    Identify and discuss complications and troubleshooting
  • Nursing care
    Be familiar with nursing care including suction, humidification, documentation & infection control, dressing change, inner cannula and full tube change
  • Life with tracheostomy
    Life with tracheostomy: communication, swallowing, person centred care & discuss the patient journey
  • Emergency procedures and your role and responsibility
    Discuss emergency procedure and your role and responsibility within the workplace

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FAQ - Tracheostomy Awareness training course

Frequently asked questions

We've answered the most common tracheostomy questions our training experts get asked.

What is a tracheostomy?

A tracheostomy provides an air passage to help you breathe when the usual route to breathe is blocked or reduced. A hole is surgically created through the front of the neck and into the windpipe (trachea) to allow direct access to the breathing tube.

Our Tracheostomy course will teach learners to identify the different types of tubes and how to care for someone with a tracheostomy. Enrol your staff today by sending us a message or giving us a call.

Who Is Tracheostomy Training For?

Tracheostomy training is for any health care professional, across all settings, that care for or are looking to care for patients with a tracheostomy.

Our Tracheostomy course will teach nurses and carers the correct skills and knowledge they need.

Can nurses do tracheostomy? Nurses provide tracheostomy care for patients to help lower the risk of infection. Surgeons typically perform tracheostomies, nurses provide the care.
Why is Tracheostomy training important?

Tracheostomy training is important because incorrect knowledge and care can cause complications and potentially an infected tube. Especially if the correct infection control and dressing changes aren't being followed.

Our Tracheostomy care training will teach your staff the correct nursing care including suction, humidification, documentation & infection control, dressing change, inner cannula and full tube change.



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Our Tracheostomy Awareness 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 Tracheostomy

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 Tracheostomy training for nurses 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 Tracheostomy care training you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Tracheostomy Awareness certificate from the portal.

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