The goal of this program is to discuss the management of pediatric tracheostomies and emergencies associated with them for nurses, paramedics and EMTs, physicians and dietitians. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Explain why a child may require a tracheostomy
- Describe routine tracheostomy management and emergency preparation and prevention in the home
- Describe a stepwise approach to tracheostomy emergency response in the home
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, physicians and dietitians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.