Tracheostomy…Hospital to Home
Kimberly S. Wiles, RRT, CPFT, FAARC
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This lecture will provide an overview of tracheostomy care from hospital to home and identify opportunities to enhance care. Early and late complications such as apnea, accidental decannulation, obstruction among others will be discussed. The basics of tracheostomy care will be covered including clearing the airway or suctioning, cuff management, humidification, securing the tube, cleansing the tube and patient care.
At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
Continuing Education for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists
This educational activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours. Saxe Healthcare Communications is accredited as a provider for continuing education. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing. Provider #14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032
This program has been approved for 1.5contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063