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CPD Hours : 47.00 | CME Hours : 42.00

Certification in The Management of the Altered Airway (Tracheostomy & Laryngectomy)

Nov 10, 2018 - May 18, 2019   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Specialties : Surgical Oncology   |   Otorhinolaryngology
Course Brochure

Certification in The Management of the Altered Airway (Tracheostomy & Laryngectomy) is organized by Rila Institute of Health Sciences and will be held from Nov 10, 2018 - May 18, 2019 at Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The Management of the Altered Airway (Tracheostomy & Laryngectomy) programme is designed specifically for Healthcare Professionals, including Nurses, Speech & Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Surgeons (ENT, Max Fax.), Anaesthetists, Intensivists and Community Nurses, who are involved in caring for patients with a Tracheostomy or Laryngectomy.

The Programme is accredited and recognized as follows:
• Accredited by ENT-UK: 47 CPD hours
• Accredited by the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care; CRCE: 42 CME hours)
• Approved by the Difficult Airway Society (UK)
• Approved by the British Laryngological Association
• Approved by the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative

Core Knowledge:
• Anatomy, physiology
• Indications for tracheostomy/laryngectomy
• Surgical techniques
• Airway tubes
• Key bedside equipment and its use
• Emergency kit and its use; tube changing.
• Role of the physiotherapist
• Role of the nurse practitioner
• Role of the speech and language therapist (humidification, aspiration, communication, swallowing, stoma care, weaning, decannulation)
• Special cases (paediatric and neurological)
• Above cord vocalisation
• Silicone tubes
• Discharge into the community

Core Competencies:
• Demonstrates the function/component parts of a trachy tube
• Assesses cuff inflation/pressures
• Change and clean inner tubes
• Clean & dress a trachy site
• Change and fasten ties.
• Able to safely deliver oxygen via a trachy tube
• Application of humidification
• Changing and removal of a trachy tube
• Identify when and how to safely suction a trachy tube and take a specimen
• Demonstrate the features of a blocked tube and its management
• Plus more

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 0044 7 958 450 544

Course Fee Details

Course Fee : NA
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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