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Altered Airways: An Introduction to Tracheostomy Care for Nurses
Wed. 29 March 2017, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm AWST
This half-day course provides nurses with an introduction to the challenges of managing patients with a tracheostomy tube.
Tailored to nurses working in acute care this half-day course explores:
How tracheostomy impacts on the normal anatomy
Types of tracheostomy
Makeup, structure and function of different tracheostomy tubes.
Management of the patient with a tracheostomy tube.
Things that can go wrong.
Decuffing and weaning.