Course Code: REL-SRC-0-TRC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Identify the complications associated with having a tracheostomy.
Identify the equipment needed for tracheostomy care.
Explain how to provide care to those with tracheostomies including suctioning, tracheostomy cleaning, changing inner cannula.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Tracheostomy Care A. Tracheostomy Overview B. Complications C. Tracheostomy Equipment D. Oxygen Therapy E. Humidification F. Suctioning G. Gather Suction Supplies H. Performing Suctioning I. When to Stop J. Routine Trach Care K. Preparing for Inner Cannula change L. Remove the Inner Cannula and Trach Dressing M. Inner Cannula Care N. Stoma Care O. Changing Trach Ties or Trach Tube Holder P. Post-Procedure Q. Outer Cannula Change R. Clean Up and Documentation S. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations!
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias.
Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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