Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop (Basic)

Tracheostomy Care and Management Workshop (Basic)


Course Overview


This course aims to provide participants with the clinical knowledge and skills to perform tracheostomy suctioning, tracheostomy dressing and management of tracheostomy complications.

Demonstrate competency in providing clinical teaching on tracheostomy management.



  1. Indications for tracheostomy
  2. Types of Tracheostomy Tubes and accessories
  3. Perform tracheostomy suctioning
  4. Perform tracheostomy dressing
  5. Managing tracheostomy tube occlusion and blockage


Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

Target Participants

Nursing/care staff working in the community care setting.

Course Details

Date/ Time

8 March 2021
20 September 2021

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with Health Communication Matters

Dr Sam Goh

Senior Nurse Clinician, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Dr Sam Goh is a registered nurse with more than 17 years of experience and SRFAC-accredited chief instructor. He is currently working as a Senior Nurse Clinician at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH) and also serves as an adjunct faculty with the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at National University of Singapore. He has extensive experiences in the field of critical care, nursing management and education, having worked in several tertiary hospitals in Singapore. Prior to joining the community care sector, Dr Goh was extensively involved in many training and development programs for healthcare professionals in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Kazakhstan and Australia.

Sim Puay Cheng

Senior Nurse Educator, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Ms Sim Puay Cheng is a highly-experienced nurse leader with over 30 years of clinical experience and is currently working as a Senior Nurse Educator at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH). She holds several qualifications: Master of Arts (Human Resource Development) (SIM-George Washington University, USA / 1999), Bachelor of Nursing (La Trobe University, Australia / 1993), Post-Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (National Institute of Education / Singapore / 2013), and WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (CBLD, Singapore / 2010). Her area of specialization includes critical care, gerontology, infection control and nursing education.

Course Fees per pax: $240.00 (excluding GST)

Up to 90% course fee support from AIC Community Care Training Grant is available for eligible Community Care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300