Tracheostomy Care & Suctioning

Course Overview - Tracheostomy Care & Suctioning

This course provides an understanding of how to care for a child or young person with a tracheostomy. 


Course Content 


  • What is a tracheostomy
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the respiratory tract
  • Different types of tracheostomy tubes
  • Tracheostomy suction
  • Planned tape and tube change
  • Emergency tube change
  • Care of a child or young person with a tracheostomy
  • Humidification
  • 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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