CE: Pediatric Tracheostomy Care Module 1: Inpatient

Earn 2.5 Contact Hours
January 4, 2022

CE: Pediatric Tracheostomy Care Module 1: Inpatient

Are you ready for the challenges that pediatric tracheostomies bring? From placement to tie changes to emergencies, care for these patients is complex. Walk through an in-depth primer of inpatient trach scenarios with an expert in this specialized area. You follow a case study and receive 60+ slides of information, video links, and free access to a respected textbook chapter from the American Academy of Pediatrics, all included with your module purchase. 

Module Objectives:

  1. list indications for pediatric tracheostomy placement
  2. identify roles of interdisciplinary team members in the management of pediatric tracheostomies
  3. describe clinical considerations when caring for a child with a tracheostomy in the hospital setting
  4. outline appropriate steps in the assessment and care of pediatric tracheostomies to include suctioning, stoma care, humidification, tracheostomy tube and tie changes
  5. identify common tracheostomy complications and techniques for prevention
  6. recognize early warning signs of a tracheostomy emergency
  7. outline steps in managing tracheostomy emergencies

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