This collection of simulation videos depicts various clinical techniques in the areas of Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy care.

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Respiratory, Phonatory and Swallowing Function

  • This video depicts the effects a tracheostomy/laryngectomy has on the passage of air, voicing and swallowing function for a patient.

 

Tracheoesophageal Voice Prosthesis

  • This video describes the use and function of a tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis.

 

 

Laryngectomy - Leaking Voice Prosthesis

 

 

Laryngectomy - TE Voice has stopped working

  • This scenario illustrates the care and management of a patient when their Tracheoesophageal (TE) voice has stopped working. It demonstrates strategies for cleaning the valve and assessing occlusion technique.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video.

 

Tracheostomy - Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Meeting

 

 

Tracheostomy - Assessment and Management in Subacute Care

  • This video depicts the multidisciplinary team (MDT) assessment and management of a patient with a tracheostomy. It highlights team considerations in planning and ongoing management of his tracheostomy care.
  • A facilitator's guide is available for this video

 

Tracheostomy - Follow-up Multidisciplinary Team Treatment Planning

  • This video depicts the follow-up multidisciplinary team (MDT) treatment planning for a patient undergoing tracheostomy weaning. It highlights team considerations in planning and ongoing management of his tracheostomy care.

 

TracheFollowup

 


Talking about tracheostomy care for people with long-term neurological conditions

  • This video is an interview conducted before the March 2018 Tracheostomy Community of Practice meeting. We spoke to Clinical Professor Bhajan Singh and Clinical Nurse Specialist Linda Cruickshank about their approaches to tracheostomy for people with long term neurological conditions.

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