RESPIRATORY ETC HQ - SAN ANTONIO TX
Course Duration: 5 hours
Respiratory ETC Headquarters
900 NE Loop 410 Suite D312
San Antonio, TX 78249
Tracheostomy is a stoma (a small opening) made in the trachea (your windpipe) where it is close to the skin. A tracheostomy tube is put in to your trachea to help you breathe. A tracheostomy may be performed for the following conditions:
Obstruction of the mouth or throat
Breathing difficulty caused by edema (swelling), injury or pulmonary (lung) conditions
Airway reconstruction following tracheal or laryngeal surgery
Airway protection from secretions or food because of swallowing problems
Airway protection after head and neck surgery
Long-term need for ventilator (breathing machine) support
This course aims to remove the fear out of tracheostomy care. This course is designed for health care providers and family members in order to allow them to get comfortable and become confident with a tracheostomy patient.
Who should take our Tracheostomy Care course?
This course is aimed at:
Certificate of Completion
All Course Completion certificates are issued via email.