Caring for Children Using Medical Technology

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Module 1 – Paediatric Tracheostomy

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 0830-1630

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 0830-1630

2018 dates coming soon!

525 University Avenue, 6th floor, Room 635

This full day competency-based workshop will prepare the community health care provider with the knowledge and skills to care for a child with a tracheostomy.  Respiratory assessments, safety issues, oxygen therapy, care of the tracheostomy including suctioning, stoma care and tube changes, and managing urgent situations will be addressed.  A pre-reading package is required to be completed prior to attending class in order to participate in discussions and learning activities.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice skills and participate in a simulated home visit of a child with a tracheostomy.

Pre-requisites:  Participants should have a basic understanding of the respiratory system.

It is strongly recommended that registered participants complete the pre-reading package prior to attending the workshop in order to fully participate in the learning activities planned throughout the day.

Module 3 - Central Vascular Access Devices & Enteral Tubes

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 0830-1630

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 0830-1630

2018 dates coming soon!

525 University Avenue, 6th floor, Room 635

This full day competency based workshop will prepare the community health care provider with the knowledge and skills to care for children requiring enteral tubes (e.g. g-tubes, nasogastric tubes) and central vascular access devices.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice skills related to the care of a child requiring this technology.

It is recommended that the central vascular access devices pre-reading package be completed prior to attending.  Enteral tube resources will also be available prior to the workshop.

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  • 6th Floor - Suite 635
    525 University Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L3
    Canada

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