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Class Information for Tracheostomy Competency Course

Description

This course is designed to provide didactic and clinical simulation education regarding care of the research participant with a tracheostomy in addition to hands on competency validation.

Contact Hours

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Special Comments

This course will be taught by Susannah Wargo, CRNP and Angeline Thomas, RN from the Trach Consult Service as well as CCND Service Nurse Educators. There will be a didactic session followed by hands-on skills validation and participants will have the Tracheostomy Care competency validated in class.

Target Audience

Clinical Research Nurses working in the Clinical Center on non-ICU units that hold the Tracheostomy Competency as part of their Program of Care requirements. Nurses working in inpatient and ambulatory care settings are welcome.

Course Objectives

Participants will:
1) Discuss indications for trachs and principles of managing the research participant, site, and tube.
2) Explain nursing assessment and patient education for research participants with trachs.
3) Describe nursing interventions to prevent complications and respond to potential emergencies.
4) Demonstrate care and troubleshooting of trachs during simulation exercise.

Pre-requisites

Prior to attending the course, participants will review the Clinical Center Nursing Department Standard of Practice: Care of the Patient with a Tracheotomy or Tracheostomy AND the Trach Education Site, including the Trach Minutes and Five Minute Inservices.

Sessions Open for Registration

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Trach Comp NEW Providers Tuesday, February 5, 2019 In-person Tue Feb 05, 19 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5672 (Skills Lab)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers Thursday, February 28, 2019 In-person Thu Feb 28, 19 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5672 (Skills Lab)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers Thursday, May 16, 2019 In-person Thu May 16, 19 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5672 (ETR)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers Tuesday, September 24, 2019 In-person Tue Sep 24, 19 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5650 (Admissions Conference Room)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers Thursday, October 17, 2019 In-person Thu Oct 17, 19 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5672 (ETR)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers Tuesday, November 19, 2019 In-person Tue Nov 19, 19 07:00 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5650 (Admissions Conference Room)
Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
12/31/2019 08:33 PM
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