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Caring for Patients with Tracheostomy & Ventilator Dependency

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This course will outline and compare the basic components of a tracheostomy tube, decision making surrounding the most appropriate type of tube to use for various populations, and the risks/benefits of placement. Through review of daily cares, the assessment and placement of a speaking valve, and dysphagia characteristics for this population, course participants will build the skills and confidence necessary to develop a comprehensive management plan. Attendees of this seminar will leave with a solid foundation of general knowledge, critical thinking algorithms, and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of their specialty when faced with tracheostomized patients. Keywords: Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nurse Managers, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Rehab Directors, Licensed Practical Nurses. 6 CEUs. Fee per person EARLY BIRD 10 days before seminar: $209.99, $199.99 each for two to four people, $189.99 each for five or more. Fee per person REGULAR less than 10 days before the seminar: $229.99, $219.99 each for two to four, $209.99 each for five or more.

Vyne/Cross Country Education

Provider:


Vyne/Cross Country Education

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Health Care

Who Should Attend?


Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nurse Managers, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists


Identify key components of a tracheostomy tube, decision making surrounding the most appropriate type of tube for various populations, & the risks/benefits of placement. Review daily cares, placement of speaking valve, & dysphagia characteristics.

Develop a comprehensive management plan for adults living with acute & long–term tracheostomy

As medical technology and intervention evolves, more patients are faced with temporary and long–term tracheostomy/ventilation as a part of their recovery. The very presence of a tracheostomy tube may elicit visceral reaction to secretion management and dehumanize the patient who is unable to exercise their decision making capacity, orally communicate their needs, and interact socially with staff or family. Practitioners in acute hospitals, transitional rehabilitation units, skilled long–term settings, and homecare arenas are challenged to not only understand the basic functionality of a tracheostomy tube, but complete daily cares, assist their patients with swallowing and oral communication, and even train non-medical care providers. Management of the tracheostomized patient is often assumed to be complex. This misconception may become a barrier for placement in an environment most conducive to overall rehabilitation; to foster social closeness with staff, friends and family; and ultimately result in prolonging the weaning process.

This course will outline and compare the basic components of a tracheostomy tube, decision making surrounding the most appropriate type of tube to use for various populations, and the risks/benefits of placement. Through review of daily cares, the assessment and placement of a speaking valve, and dysphagia characteristics for this population, course participants will build the skills and confidence necessary to develop a comprehensive management plan. Attendees of this seminar will leave with a solid foundation of general knowledge, critical thinking algorithms, and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of their specialty when faced with tracheostomized patients.


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Sponsor Background:

Leading the Way in Professional Development.

Cross Country Education is a national leader in high-quality educational products and services for the entire health care industry. Our seminars and training programs are designed to help health care providers achieve improved performance and results in all areas of clinical, financial and operational management. Our faculty of more than 150 instructors are the "best of the best" in their field of expertise and know how to provide programs that really make a difference to participants.

Since 1995, we have trained over 1,000,000 providers, managers, nurses, behavioral health professionals and other key personnel throughout the entire healthcare industry. We produce over 5,000 seminars and conferences annually for the health care industry. Plus, we coordinate in-house training for health care facilities. Let us provide your training and professional education needs!

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received at least five working days before the seminar are refundable less a $20 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar or product order. Please note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment. Substitutions may be made at any time. The expense of continuing education, when taken to maintain and improve professional skills, may be tax deductible. Please contact your accountant for complete details.


Quote From Past Participants:

"The precise and informative content provided in this course was invaluable to both experienced staff and to new health care employees using teaching techniques effective for all learners."
BSN, RN CRRN, Decentralized Nurse Educator, Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation, Med/Surg– Department of Practice and Education

"A wonderful interactive current realistic presentation on a much needed topic."
SL

"Great reinforcement of tracheostomy care and new equipment use. Excellent course!"
RT

"I have worked in acute care for over 20 years. I wish I would have had this great information year ago. The video clips were helpful in seeing the different kinds of trach/vents."
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