Tracheostomy Care & PEG (Full day)

Tracheostomy Care & PEG (Full day)
This course introduces delegates to the reasons for tracheostomies and their care management. The course aims to ensure nurses and carers have the knowledge and skills to provide top quality, safe and effective care of the tracheostomy and equipment, using a special mannequin and general equipment. Where required, the course can be tailored to include a client’s own equipment, policies and procedures.

TRACHEOSTOMY CARE

Course includes:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Types of tracheostomy
  • Dressings and cleaning procedures
  • Communication and promotion of dignity in care- Procedures for full tube changes
  • Practical session with mannequin
  • Indications for tracheostomy
  • Complication identification and reporting procedures
  • Managing and changing inner cannula tubes
  • Record keeping
  • Guidelines for emergency management (inc. resuscitation)

PEG Feed Care

This course will give delegates the opportunity to explore the purposes of PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) feeding, care of the equipment and how to provide person-centred care for users of the machine. The course includes practical demonstrations and assessment using generic PEG feeding equipment, but can also be tailored to using your own equipment when required.

Course includes:

  • Why PEG feeding may be required and its purposes
  • Conditions, indications and contra-indications
  • Administering feed and medicines using the PEG equipment
  • Recognising, reporting and resolving complications
  • Maintenance of the enteral tubes
  • Mouth care
  • Record keeping and documentation
  • Practical (using standard equipment and mannequin)

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Date

22 Jan 2020

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

£55 + vat per person

Location

Key Training Academy
Station Road, Llanfairfechan, LL33 0AP