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    Adult Tracheostomy Care Webinar: Home Edition

    Adult Tracheostomy Care: Home Edition Webinar 20% off!  Now available! AARC CEU- 1.0 contact hours Adult Tracheostomy Care: Home Edition is a 1 hour recorded webinar which provides information about performing tracheostomy care for adult patients in the home environment. Learn about suctioning, inner cannulas (disposable vs non-disposable), tracheostomy tube cleaning (if indicated), stoma care, cuff management, humidification and communication with the interdisciplinary team.  Education is a main role of respiratory therapist in the home environment.  Videos are used to aide in learner comprehension of tracheostomy care.  A sample interdisciplinary communication form will be provided as well as home care guideline samples. Webinar objectives
    • Identify the indications for and complications of a tracheostomy
    • Note the differences and limitations of tracheostomy care at home versus acute care
    • Demonstrate how to perform trach care (inner cannula changes, site care, cuff management, suctioning)
    • Identify the steps for tracheostomy tube changes
    • Discuss patient/family education for humidification, oxygen, nebulizers, and mechanical ventilation with trachs.
    Instructor:  Katrina Cambigue BS, RCP, RRT-ACCS Katrina is a respiratory therapist at Kaiser Santa Rosa Pulmonary Rehab as well and a clinical instructor at Napa Valley Community College.

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