Suction Management With Assisted Cough

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Course Overview

It is crucial to create sufficient airway breathing for all patients who have weakened coughs. In our course, you will be taught how to use different suction techniques to promote clear airways. This will allow efficient breathing and clearing of mucous allowing the patient to have a standard quality of life. 

Topics Covered

  • Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Accurately define assisted cough.
  • Recognize indications for assisted cough.
  • Assisted Cough techniques.
  • Breathing Instruction/ Retraining.
  • Complications of assisted cough.
  • Indications and contraindications in suctioning.
  • Endotracheal and Nasotracheal suctioning. 
  • Oropharyngeal suctioning.
  • Open and closed suction systems.
  • Care Management.