Airway Suctioning & Tracheostomy Training

Clinical Training – Support Workers Training

Airway Suctioning & Tracheostomy Training

Length of Course:  6.5 hours

Prerequisites: None

Cost:  $167 per person (group and offsite bookings, please enquire here)

Course Introduction

Airway suctioning refers to the collective measures used for clearing a patient’s airway. It involves suctioning, clearing secretions, and maintaining the patency of the airway. This course includes practical training. Tracheostomy training ensures that support staff are introduced to the respiratory system and understand what a tracheostomy is, including the requirements and criteria for using the device. The course covers the associated risks, how clients can live day to day, and how the support worker can assist clients. The course will introduce the equipment required to manage, and staff will learn how to suction and help with tie changes. Importantly, this course will also cover the emergency management of a tracheostomy and the required documentation. The class also has a practical component to ensure the learner is competent and safe in practice before supporting a Tracheostomy client in the care sector.

Airway Suctioning & Tracheostomy Training -Key Components Covered

  • Respiratory System
  • Suctioning types and equipment
  • Identifying when to suction and how
  • Complications, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of a tracheostomy and the requirements to have one
  • Understand the respiratory system
  • Care of client with a tracheostomy
  • Management of emergency situations
  • Develop practical based skills to manage a tracheostomy

Airway Suctioning & Tracheostomy Training Course Certification

A certificate of achievement is issued on completion of the course.