Tracheostomy Tube Care
The purpose of this course is to present an overview of the updated nursing care of patients who have tracheostomies, suggest preventive strategies that will lower the risk of complications and preventing hospital acquired infections due the presence of tracheostomy tube.

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Author:Anita Rothera RNC, BS, CDE
Course No:TTC040212
Contact Hours:1.00
Method:Online Self Study
Course Expiration:12/31/2014  NOTE: The course must be completed by the expiration date to receive credit
Categories:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2014.
  

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Course Objectives
  • Discuss the nursing responsibilities in rendering care for patient with tracheostomy tube
  • Describe common complications of poor suctioning technique
  • Discuss the norms when suctioning and providing care to patients with tracheostomy tubes.

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