Tracheostomy study day


Study day: Tracheostomy study day

This study day/workshop will cover tracheostomy.

Specific topics include:

  • Indications for tracheostomy placement
  • Tracheostomy placement
  • Types of tracheostomy tube
  • Airway management, suctioning, humidification
  • Swallowing and communication
  • Weaning and decannulation
  • Emergency care of the patient with a tracheostomy
  • Practical scenarios


Who is this study day for? Healthcare practitioners working in the acute care setting caring for patients with a tracheostomy.

Study day code: CD0041N

Location: St George’s, University of London

Pattern of Delivery: 1 day

Course dates:*


  • 11 June 2018

*Dates may change

Fee: £145

Study day leader: Johannes Mellinghoff