Prehospital Care of the Patient with a Tracheostomy

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If you’re looking for more in-depth education on how to best care for your patient with a tracheostomy, you’ve come to the right place!  Or, if you’re looking for an hour of that hard-to-find Medical: Special Healthcare Needs CE for your NREMT… you’ve also come to the right place!  This education won’t turn you into an RT overnight, but you should gain more confidence in caring for these special patients, young and old.  Click on the “more” link below to find the education and other information.

To earn credit for this continuing education:

Step 1: Download and READ the Education

The education is contained in a pdf file that can be downloaded from our DropBox account at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/p5fprlcjayg1ylv/PH%20Care%20of%20the%20Pt%20with%20a%20Tracheostomy%20CE%20STATE%20version.pdf?dl=0

You don’t need a DropBox account or even a login to access any of our educational materials. Just click on the “Download” button that appears at the upper right corner, and if a pop-up box appears, look towards the bottom option, “No thanks, continue to download”.

Step 2: Take the Quiz at QuestBase

Log into your QuestBase account we’ve built for you at www.questbase.com/a/umcems. If you don’t have a free account yet, please visit our “Sign Up“ page for information on how to obtain one. Once you’ve logged in, look for the CE entitled: “Prehospital Care of the Patient with a Tracheostomy”.

Step 3: Education you’ll earn upon successful completion:

Texas state: 1 hour for Special Considerations or…

NREMT for NCCP requirements:
1 hour towards Medical: Special Healthcare Needs

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