Tracheostomy and Stoma Care


This webinar has been approved by SWORBHP for 1 CME.

To receive CME, you must watch the webinar AND complete the quiz through the 
Paramedic Portal of Ontario. See below for more information on how to access the quiz.

Webinar Details

Date: Friday April 29, 2016

Presented by:

Dwayne Cottel (ACP)

Peter Morassutti (ACP)

Myron Steinmann (RRT)

Dr. Matt Davis (MD)

Brief Description:

With a new Provincial Medical Directive on the horizon (NOT YET AVAILABLE), this webinar is an excellent preview and review of all aspects of Trach/Stoma patient care.


Upon completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Explain the reasons why a patient would have a trach/stoma
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system as well as the anatomical and physiological differences of a patient with a trach/stoma
  • Differentiate and recognize the common types of trach tubes and stomas
  • Be able to state the appropriate suction/ventilation parameters as it applies to a trach/stoma
  • Understand and describe how to administer medications to a patient with a trach/stoma as it applies to ACP/PCP scope of practice

How to receive CME for watching the webinar?

Paramedics are eligible to receive continuing medical education (CME) for reviewing our webinars. To receive CME, you must watch the webinar and complete the quiz available through the Paramedic Portal of Ontario.

To access the quiz, click the link below for the Paramedic Portal of Ontario. Once you have logged into the portal, click "Online Training" and locate the course called "Rounds and Webinars".


System Requirements

This webinar is streamed through YouTube. Please visit the YouTube Help Centre if you are experiencing issues.

General System Requirements:

Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in

- Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera

- Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

Ensuring optimal streaming speeds is especially important for videos on YouTube. Make sure to close as many other tabs, browsers, and programs as possible while streaming your content. It may also help to hardwire your Internet connection, rather than using a wireless network connection.

For more system requirements, click here.

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