Home ventilation via Tracheostomy

Course Overview - Home ventilation via Tracheostomy

This course provides an understanding of how to care for a child or young person requiring home ventilation via a tracheostomy.


Course Content


  • What is Home Ventilation
  • Why is artificial ventilation required
  • Different types of Ventilatory Support 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the respiratory system
  • What you need to know
  • How the ventilator works
  • Setting up the circuits
  • Humidification
  • Problem Solving
  • Competency framework training record sign off (if required)

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Courses are bespoke and individualised to the needs of the child or young adult.  Training courses will provide staff with the  skills required to meet the individual needs of each child or young adult.  


All our training courses are based on current NHS best practice and are competence based and assessed against nationally recognised standards.

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