By the end of this training, participants will be able to identify the indicators of performing oral/nasal suction and possible alternatives to suction, describe in detail the preparation of the child undergoing suction and the process of suctioning and demonstrate awareness of how the suction machine works and how to care for the machine.
They will be able to confidently recognise contra-indications for suctioning and problems that may arise and sources for help and demonstrate the importance of good record keeping.
Participant’s will have the knowledge to safely administer oxygen to a child. To include an understanding of the risk, benefits and contra-indication of the delivery of oxygen.
To have a clear understanding of what a tracheostomy is, how to manage a child with a tracheostomy, identify risk factors, manage emergencies and competently undertake a tracheostomy change on a mannequin.