Mike Harrell, BS, RRT
Passy-Muir Clinical Specialist
The specific role of the department manager in the development of a care plan targeting the patient with a tracheostomy will be discussed. Motivation as well as goals and implementation strategies and actions will be identified. Particular emphasis will be placed on the educational plan. Specific attention will be directed to the role of the Passy-Muir Valve as part of this care plan, with particular attention to cost effectiveness.