CALHN L & D Courses

Tracheostomy Management – Practical Session CALHN

Aim

This education program aims to provide health care professionals with the framework to guide attainment of accreditation in tracheostomy management and deliver the theoretical components necessary to ground your practice in the care of a patient with a tracheostomy. Annual accreditation is required.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Principles of Basic Tracheostomy Management online resource and practical session the learner will be able to identify:
  • Important legal, professional and ethical issues related to patient care, including tracheostomy management
  • Anatomy and physiology of the trachea and surrounding structures and the specific features of tracheostomy tubes
  • Indications and purpose for a tracheostomy
  • Routine and emergency tracheostomy care
  • Local policy and guidelines associated with the care of patients who have a tracheostomy or total laryngectomy.

Assessment

  1. Complete the online learning modules prior to attending the practical session. You will need to achieve 100% for successful completion.
  2. Attend and actively participate in a Tracheostomy Management practical session.

Eligibility/Entry requirements

CALHN Registered Nurses & Enrolled Nurses

The online modules must be completed prior to participation in the two hour practical session.

Healthcare professionals currently employed in tracheostomy cohort wards.

Dates

Once maximum numbers have been reached for each session applications will close

All sessions held 1330-1530 at  the Royal Adelaide Hospital


Dates

Day

31 January 

Thursday
07 February Thursday

19 February

Tuesday

07 March

Thursday

19 March

Tuesday

04 April

Thursday

30 April

Tuesday

16 May

Thursday

28 May

Tuesday

13 June

Thursday

25 June

Tuesday


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For further information contact

Kat Hite - kat.hite@sa.gov.au