Tracheostomy Care: Are You Doing All the Right Things to Protect Your Patient?
Course Expiration Date: 2/28/2022
If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $80.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.
Course Description: This course is designed to review/teach proper tracheostomy care. A 45 minute online lecture reviews/teaches the principles and techniques of tracheostomies and tracheostomy care. Upon completion of the lecture, a 4 hour hands-on lab practice and competency check-off is required.
Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, MSN
Target Audience: Licensed nurses, Medical Assistants, and any other interested healthcare professional
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
Length of Course: 45 minutes online lecture and 4 hours lab practice and demonstration (participants are responsible for setting up and attending lab time)
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 4.75 contact hours.
Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136074, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 5.0 C credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.
AHEC: This program is approved for 0.475 CEUs (4.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards
Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.
The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.
Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test, complete the evaluation, and pass the live competency demonstration.
Once you pass the post-test, lab competency, and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.