Gastrostomy and Tracheostomy Care and Management

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

A clinical training day aimed at health care workers involved in the care of patients with a gastrostomy and/or a trachestomy. The day provides knowledge and practical skills to develop a high standard of care.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Gastrostomy -
- Anatomy and applied physiology
- Infection control and prevention
- Early detection of complications
- National standards and best practice
- Enteral feeding
- Routine change including practical session
- Troubleshooting
- Keeping accurate records
  • Tracheostomy -
- Applied anatomy and physiology
- Infection control and prevention
- Indications for tracheostomy
- Complications of tracheostomy
- Fitting, managing and changing a tracheostomy tube
- Practical session
- Communication and care of a patient with a tracheostomy tube
- Developing a patient pathway for a patient with either a gastrostomy and tracheostomy tube
- Keeping accurate records
AIMS / OUTCOMES
  • Develop knowledge and skills required for maintaining a high standard of care of a patient with a gastrostomy / tracheostomy

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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