NEW On-Demand with Holly Schifsky! Take a Deep Dive Into the World of Infants Requiring Tracheostomy Tubes

infants with tracheostomy tubes

You Asked, We Listened

One of our more popular courses, Breathe Baby, Breathe: Developmental Interventions for Infants with Tracheostomy Tubes is now available as an on-demand course. Recorded from a live webinar in September 2023, presenter Holly Schifsky, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, CBIS, takes a deep dive into the world of trachs and vents within the infant population. 

Further your understanding of tracheostomy tubes in infants during this dynamic course, now available for you to take at your convenience – anytime, anywhere. This course is relevant to not only NICU therapists, but also therapists working in settings such as the PICU, transitional pediatric care, early intervention, in-home therapy, and outpatient clinics. Therapists will leave this on-demand course with fresh insights, higher confidence, and must-know techniques.

Expand Your Knowledge and Build Confidence When Treating Infants with Tracheostomy Tubes

This highly focused topic is expertly covered by Schifsky, making you feel more confident and knowledgeable on how to safely handle vents and tubes in infants up to 12 months corrected gestational age. You’ll problem solve during the expanded lecture/lab section devoted to infants with tracheostomy tubes that includes oral motor, feeding interventions, postural control, manual cough facilitation, positioning/handling, integrating use of a one-way valve into treatment, weaning respiratory support, and durable medical equipment recommendations for infant/family in preparation for home discharge.

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

Check out just some of the testimonials from therapists who have already completed and gained so much from this course:

“Holly is an expert on this topic, skilled presenter, and able to answer participant questions effectively. She presented a plethora of evidence from literature and her own practice which made her presentation both interesting and robust.”

“This is an amazing course. The reference list is extensive and a wonderful resource. Holly is very knowledgeable and provides practical strategies you can use right away! She answers questions effectively and is so willing to share her expertise. I would definitely take another course with her!”

“This is yet another amazing course from Holly Schifsky with invaluable information in working with infants with tracheostomy tubes. I highly recommend it to all therapists working with this population!”

The course includes access to all downloadable handout materials for up to one year, and participants will earn 8.5 contact hours (0.85 CEUs) upon completion. Registration is now open!

Questions? Contact our office at or call 800-487-6530.