Management of the patient with a tracheostomy Short Course

Management of the patient with a tracheostomy Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance 

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 day


School of Nursing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Monday 12th September 2016, 10am – 4pm

Entry Requirements:

Course Content

Course Outline:
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

Academic Expertise

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

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

£90 (catering and car parking are not provide

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

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

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808 

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