CALHN Nursing Education 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 who are employed in a Tracheostomy Cohort ward as per the following list.

CALHN Tracheostomy Cohort Wards

 Area

 Specialty

 RAH 2E

 Radiology Oncology

 RAH 2C

 Emergency Department

 RAH 4C

 Recovery

 RAH 4G

 ICU

 RAH 4F1

 Cardiothoracic

 RAH 4E1

 Cardiology

 RAH 5C

 Radiology

 RAH 5G3

 Spinal

 RAH 5F2

 Ortho/Gen Surg

 RAH 6G3

 Medical Specialties

 RAH 6G2

 ENT

 RAH 6G1

 Neurosurgery 

 RAH 6F2

 Plastics

 RAH 6F1

 Urology

 RAH 6E 1&2

 Cancer/Palliative Care

 RAH 7G2

 Burns

 RAH 8E 1&2

 Respiratory

 RAH 9G 1&2

 Stroke/ Neurology

 RAH OPD

 ENT Outpatients

 HRC 1 East

 Stroke

 HRC 1 West

 Amputee / Burns

 HRC 2B

 Brain Injury Unit

 HRC 2CD

 Spinal Injury Unit

 TQEH L1Main

 ICU

 TQEH Ground

 NGA Respiratory

 TQEH L1Main

 Recovery

 TQEH Ground

 Emergency Department

 TQEH South 2 L2  General Surgery


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


ALL SESSIONS FOR 2019 ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED 





For further information contact

Kat Hite - kat.hite@sa.gov.au