Tracheostomy Education in New Zealand SPCHSCI701t
Tracheostomy Education in New Zealand
Videos for your interest
In this section, you get the opportunity to see speech-language therapists working within an interprofessional team with patients with tracheostomies. You will see cuff deflation trials, digital occlusion and leak speech and use of a suction aid tracheostomy for removal of secretions and speaking.
Thank you to all the patients who gave written consent for their videos to be used for education purposes.
Step One - cuff deflation trial with SLT and Physio working together
Step Two - cuff deflation trial with SLT and physio working together
A patient attempting to use leak speech with a cuffed tracheostomy with the cuff deflated
A patient having upper airway secretions removed from a suction-aid tracheostomy
A patient using the suction-aid tracheostomy to speak through wall air.