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Pediatric: Tracheostomy Care of the Child/Adolescent

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Children with chronic tracheostomies are an important subset of the pediatric population who are at significant risk of airway compromise. This course presents how to perform tracheostomy care for the child and adolescent in the post-acute care setting. It includes indications for tracheostomy in the pediatric population, patient characteristics, tracheostomy tube types, and care management. It explores the physiological consequences and complications of tracheostomy and appropriate nursing interventions. Finally, this course identifies quality improvement strategies for tracheostomy care in post-acute care settings.

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Course Description

Children with chronic tracheostomies are an important subset of the pediatric population who are at significant risk of airway compromise. This course presents how to perform tracheostomy care for the child and adolescent in the post-acute care setting. It includes indications for tracheostomy in the pediatric population, patient characteristics, tracheostomy tube types, and care management. It explores the physiological consequences and complications of tracheostomy and appropriate nursing interventions. Finally, this course identifies quality improvement strategies for tracheostomy care in post-acute care settings.

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