Suction Training


This suction training is aimed anyone working in a care or nursing environment where suction is required and a machine is available.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Suction Training Summary

  • Possible risks of suctioning
  • What is suction
  • Procedure – plus brief infection control talk
  • Who might require suction
  • Why suction
  • When to suction – noticing changes in residents
  • Where to suction – sites and equipment
  • Practical session

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course delegates will be able to demonstrate a much improved understanding of the needs for suction, the common complications and actions to take.

Delegates be be able to confidently set up and handle a suction machine and safely and effectively perform suction on a patient.


This course lasts approximately 3 hours.


Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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