Changing Your Child’s Tracheostomy Ties

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This interactive video demonstrates when and how to change the ties that keep your child’s tracheostomy secure.

Topics include:

  • how often to change your child’s trach ties and when to consult your doctor if needed
  • what supplies are needed
  • how to measure and cut the trach ties so they fit your child
  • how to remove the dressing and assess the stoma
  • how to position your child so the ties can be changed more easily
  • how to remove the old ties and attach new ties to your child’s tracheostomy
  • how to assess and clean your child’s neck
  • how to fasten the new ties and place a new dressing

There are two check your knowledge questions during the video to help understand the steps and how to complete them safely.

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