Caring for a Patient with a Tracheostomy Tube
The purpose of this course is to help nurses learn about how to care for patients with tracheostomy tubes and strategies that will lower the risk of complications for those patients. We will also discuss how to prevent hospital acquired infections.

Note: California RCPs - This course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California.

Course Publication Date: April 19, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:PTT041618
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
California RCP

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


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