TRAMS: Excellence in Tracheostomy Care

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Policy, Procedures and Resources

The TRAMS team is pleased to share our Interdisciplinary Tracheostomy Policy, Procedures and Resources.
TRAMS facilitated the development of an overaching tracheostomy management policy which describes how all services who manage this patient population work together.   A series of related clinical procedures was also created by the working group. 
While policies and procedures were necessary in order to provide a comprehensive guide to practice, this format did not lend itself to clinical use at the bedside.  Our solution was to create Clinical Instruction Sheets which would be cross-referenced with the Tracheostomy Clinical Procedures and eLearning packages. 
We have also created a number of community training resources to assist clinical staff in training patients and family members prior to a safe discharge into the community with a tracheostomy tube.
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