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1 May, 2016

THINKING OF JOINING THE GTC?

May 1st, 2016|Conferences, Exclude From Latest Updates|

INVITATION – MEET THE GTC LEADERS /DISCUSSION FORUM On Sunday morning, May 1 from 10:30am - 12noon, at the Schaffer Auditorium, we invite you to attend a meeting of all who are participating in GTC as leaders, committee members, ITS organizers, and hospital champions. This will be an opportunity to hear from GTC leaders and [...]

29 Apr, 2016

Third International Tracheostomy Symposium

April 29th, 2016|Conferences, Exclude From Latest Updates|

CHECK IT OUT! http://www.hopkinscme.edu/CourseDetail.aspx/80038429 Friday April 29th, 2016: International Tracheostomy Symposium 7:15am - 4:50pm: GTC North America Kickoff (Turner Auditorium) 1:00pm - 4:50​pm: Patient and Family Perspective (Turner Auditorium; MRB G01) 2:15pm - 4:50pm: Database Session (Turner Auditorium) 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Wine and Cheese Reception (Ticketed Item) (Turner Concourse) Saturday April 30th, 2016: International Tracheostomy [...]

28 Apr, 2016

North America GTC Kick Off

April 28th, 2016|Exclude From Latest Updates, Kick Offs|

Thursday April 28th, 2016: (tentative) 6p - 7pm: Use of Passy Muir Valve in Critically Ill Patients (Schaffer Auditorium) 7pm - 8pm: Demonstration of Passy Muir Valve in Ventilators (Schaffer Auditorium) (CEUs will be offered for SLP, RT, and Nursing; And light refreshments will be served) Sunday May 1st, 2016: 10:30am - 12:00pm: Global Tracheostomy [...]

8 Feb, 2016

Feb 2016: University of North Carolina’s Multi-Disciplinary Children’s Airway Center

February 8th, 2016|Other Education Resources|

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

15 Jan, 2016

Jan 2016: Children’s National: GTC Experience

January 15th, 2016|Other Education Resources|

The Global Tracheostomy Collaborative: one institution’s experience with a new quality improvement initiative Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Jan-2016-Childrens-National-GTC-Experience.pdf

14 Jan, 2016

Dr. Brendan McGrath Approved £400k Grant

January 14th, 2016|News Stories|

The Health Foundation (http://www.health.org.uk/) is an “independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the United Kingdom.” The £400,000 ($600,000 US dollars) grant will help fund 20 institutions in the United Kingdom to join the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) and evaluate in detail the benefits to patients, their families, [...]

15 Dec, 2015

Dec 2015: Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort

December 15th, 2015|Other Education Resources|

Inpatient Nursing and Parental Comfort in Managing Pediatric Tracheostomy Care and Emergencies Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Dec-2015-Inpatient-Nursing-and-Parental-Comfort.pdf

15 Dec, 2015

Doctor’s Two Tracheostomy Books For Free Download

December 15th, 2015|Other Education Resources|

Dr. Itzhak Brook has made available his two books, "The Laryngectomee Guide" and "My voice, a physician's personal experience with throat cancer" for FREE download on these two sites (they are also available as paperback and Kindle at Amazon.com): - http://www.entnet.org/content/laryngectomee-guide - http://dribrook.blogspot.com/ Dr. Brook says "The Guide provides practical information on medical; dental and [...]

15 Dec, 2015

GTC Intervention Reducing the Severity of Harm of Tracheostomy-Related Adverse Events

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click here to download or view on mobile http://globaltrach.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/McGrath-Global-Tracheostomy-Collaborative-WAMM-Poster.pdf

15 Dec, 2015

Colours of Tracheostomy Tubes Impacting Patient Safety Perceptions and Experiences

December 15th, 2015|Poster Presentations|

Click to Download: Poster Presentation on colours for key parts of tracheostomy tubes impacting patient safety perceptions and experiences.