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Gastrostomy and Tracheostomy Care and Management

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A clinical training day aimed at health care workers involved in the care of patients with a gastrostomy and/or a trachestomy. The day provides knowledge and practical skills to develop a high standard of care.


"This has been a great course to attend - thank you so much!"

"Course content good with a friendly tutor who gave plenty of time for questions and to share knowledge."

"Great coverage of trachy/gastrostomy!"

Past course delegates

Course Content

Gastrostomy -

  • Anatomy and applied physiology
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Early detection of complications
  • National standards and best practice
  • Enteral feeding
  • Routine change including practical session
  • Troubleshooting
  • Keeping accurate records


Tracheostomy -

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Indications for tracheostomy
  • Complications of tracheostomy
  • Fitting, managing and changing a tracheostomy tube
  • Practical session
  • Communication and care of a patient with a tracheostomy tube
  • Developing a patient pathway for a patient with either a gastrostomy and tracheostomy tube
  • Keeping accurate records

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Develop knowledge and skills required for maintaining a high standard of care of a patient with a gastrostomy / tracheostomy

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Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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