Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Nursing
No Partner College
7th September 2017 - 10am-4pm AND 12th April 2018 - 10am-4pm
This workshop will provide an opportunity for attendees to understand best practice in relation to managing the patient with a tracheostomy. The attendee will also gain practical experience of managing patients with a tracheostomy using contemporary equipment in the clinical skills laboratory.
Who can attend:
Nurses and healthcare professionals who care for and manage patients who have a tracheostomy. This could be in a primary or secondary care environment.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
Alison is a lecturer at UCLan with a clinical practice background within the Intensive care and High dependency nursing. She has extensive experience in caring for patients with tracheostomy.
John is a Principal Lecturer at UCLan. John's clinical background is critical care nursing. John is the academic team leader for Adult Nursing and is module leader for a post registration module in Acute Cardiothoracic Care.
Learning outcome & aims
By the end of the workshops participants will:
- Understand the anatomical, physiological and psychological implications of a patient with tracheostomy
- Link the theoretical knowledge to practice within a safe clinical skills laboratory environment
- Gain knowledge on specific patient safety issues and emergency management of a dislodged tracheostomy
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Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£90 (catering and car parking are not provided)
How to Apply
These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772 893808