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      Adult Tracheostomy Course - West Middlesex University Hospital in London


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      October 24, 2019

      Thursday   9:00 AM (on various days)

      Twickenham Road , Isleworth
      London, Greater London

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      Adult Tracheostomy Course - West Middlesex University Hospital

      Adult Tracheostomy Course Chelsea and Westminster Hospital THIS COURSE IS FOR INTERNAL STAFF ONLY - Please use your trust email when applying. This one day course is primarily aimed at nurses who work in the Emergency departments, acute assessment medical units, neurological and respiratory wards. The course combines pre-course e-learning modules and face-to-face training. You will have access to the e-learning content which is found on the Trust’s intranet at least one month prior to the study day and you can access the e-learning content from home. Details on how to access are at the end. The three compulsory modules are: Module 1: Basic knowledge Module 2: Emergency management Module 3: Nursing and general care The face-to-face course structure has two components comprising practical demonstrations covering the topics outlined below and skill stations designed to test clinical skills performance in the same areas Suctioning and manual ventilation techniques Cleaning inner cannula and maintaining airway patency Choosing and setting up different humidification systems Emergency scenarios, recognition of complications (Airway Red Flags) Documentation and standards of care Bed side equipment Who is this course suitable for? Registered nurses’ who are caring for patients with artificial airways and are responsible for maintaining tube patency and who need to be able to or require: recognise potential airway complications, instigate a response and escalate a life-threatening airway emergency a basic understanding of relevant anatomy and are able to identify the differences between a tracheostomy and laryngectomy be competent in providing suctioning and maintaining patient safety when escorting patients with a tracheostomy outside the clinical area Learning outcomes To understand the relevant anatomy and the differences between tracheostomy’s and laryngectomies To safely manage all aspects of care for patients with artificial airways To understand the importance of the equipment needed to maintain a patent airway To recognise tracheostomy emergencies and take appropriate action To understand the role of other therapists such as speech and language/ and the wider MDT / ENT team Assessment A competency workbook will be available on the day of the course from the facilitators or from CCOT/ENT nurse specialists

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      This event repeats on various days: Nov 21, Jan 30, Feb 27

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