9/28/2017 6PM ET: Managing Patients with Tracheostomy in the Community
Hosts: Tanis Cameron, MA-SLP, Manager, TRAMS, Senior Clinician TRAMS and VRSS Staff Click Here to Register
10/17/2017 4-5:30 PM CT: Tracheostomy Saftey and Management
Hosts: Linda Morris PhD, APN, CCNS, FCCM
(Use Code SGC17 for $10 off) CE provided for nurses, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. Click Here to Register
12/5/2017 4PM ET: Delivering a Successful Tracheostomy Education Program
Hosts: Ram Dhillon MBBS, Diane Randall RT-NPS Click Here to Register
Feb 2018: Paediatric Tracheostomy and Quality Improvement: Lessons learned from a GTC UK pilot site
Hosts: Catherine Doherty MD
4/24/2018 4PM ET: How the GTC has made a Difference: Past, Present, and Future
Hosts: David Roberson MD, MBA, FACS, FRCS Click Here to Register
June 2018: Adult Tracheostomy and Quality Improvement: Lessons learned from Community & Academic centers across the US
Hosts: Jed Grisel MD, Teresa Chan MD, Michael Brenner MD, FACS
Aug 2018: Patient and Family Webinar: Lessons Learned
Hosts: Erin Ward Ms.Ed, CAS
Call for Podium and Poster Abstracts! 4th International Tracheostomy Symposium, February 3rd, 2018 UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health Dallas, Texas, USA Make your contribution to the advancement of care for patients with [...]
Abstract Objectives/Hypothesis To assess patient characteristics associated with adverse outcomes in the first 2 years following tracheostomy, and to report healthcare utilization and cost of caring for these children. Study Design Retrospective cohort study. Methods [...]
Nurses' role in helping restore patients' speech By Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM Too often, tracheostomy patients literally do not have a voice in their own care. But nurses are in a position [...]
What was I supposed to tell a kid without scaring him off or making me feel uncomfortable? As a kid, were you ever embarrassingly honest? To the point where you completely mortified your mother? That [...]
GTC Member, Gavin Straffon is a physiotherapist at Nottingham University Hospital (NUH). He recently spent eight weeks travelling throughout the USA and Australia, studying the effects of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approach to tracheostomy care, [...]
A Multidisciplinary Children’s Airway Center: Impact on the Care of Patients With Tracheostomy Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/UNC-MDT-Paper.pdf
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What was I supposed to tell a kid without scaring him off or making me feel uncomfortable?
As a kid, were you ever embarrassingly honest? To the point where you completely mortified your mother? That was totally me. We all know that kids say the darnedestthings, when we hear an alarmingly honest comment from anyone under the age of seven, we usually laugh, think it's adorable, or take it with a grain of salt — at least I do.
I'd like to think I'm pretty good with kids. I've taught nursery school, art classes, and I even used to be one myself. I'm used to little comments about my shoes being "yucky-colored" or being told I pronounce a word "weird," or [...]