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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 February 4, 2020 In-person Tue Feb 04, 20 07:30 AM
NIH Clinical Center:CRC 1-5672 (ETR)
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12/31/2020 08:33 PM
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Trach Comp NEW Providers March 10. 2020 In-person Tuesday March 10, 2020 Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
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Trach Comp NEW Providers May 28, 2020 In-person Thursday May 28, 2020 Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
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Trach Comp NEW Providers July 23, 2020 In-person Thursday July 23, 2020 Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
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Trach Comp NEW Providers September 22, 2020 In-person Tuesday September 22, 2020 Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
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Trach Comp NEW Providers October 29, 2020 In-person Thursday October 29, 2020 Megan E Mikula Registration Open until
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