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Adult Tracheostomy Care: Home Edition Webinar

AARC CEU- 1.0 contact hours

Adult Tracheostomy Care: Home Edition is a 1 hour recorded webinar which provides information about performing tracheostomy care for adult patients in the home environment. Learn about suctioning, inner cannulas (disposable vs non-disposable), tracheostomy tube cleaning (if indicated), stoma care, cuff management, humidification and communication with the interdisciplinary team.  Education is a main role of respiratory therapist in the home environment.  Videos are used to aide in learner comprehension of tracheostomy care.  A sample interdisciplinary communication form will be provided as well as home care guideline samples.

Webinar objectives

  • Identify the indications for and complications of a tracheostomy
  • Note the differences and limitations of tracheostomy care at home
    versus acute care
  • Demonstrate how to perform trach care (inner cannula changes, site
    care, cuff management, suctioning)
  • Identify the steps for tracheostomy tube changes
  • Discuss patient/family education for humidification, oxygen,
    nebulizers, and mechanical ventilation with trachs.

Instructor:  Katrina Cambigue BS, RCP, RRT-ACCS

Katrina is a respiratory therapist at Kaiser Santa Rosa Pulmonary Rehab as well and a clinical instructor at Napa Valley Community College.

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Course Includes

  • 14 Modules
  • 5 Lessons
  • 2 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate

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