Wash your hands.
Hold the neck flange steady with one hand.
With the other hand, gently pull the inner cannula out of the tube, using a downward motion.
Throw away the used inner cannula.
Gently insert new inner cannula into the tube.
Ensure it is securely in place.
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We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the following individuals to the production of this content: Marie Lemoine, M.S.N., RN, RCP, Rob St. John, M.S.N., RN, RRT, Paula Thompson, B.S., RRT, and Missy Toigo, M.A., CCC-SLP