Enteral Feeding and
Management (PEG)

Overview

This course is designed to develop the essential knowledge and skills required to provide care for people who require Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding. This workshop aims to support workers and carers to provide high intensity support including caring for stoma area, monitor and report signs of infection, respond to malfunctions, etc. This workshop will allow participants to practice skills using actual PEG tubes and a a kangaroo pump.

Who is this for?

For carers and support workers.

outline

Our training has been designed to familiarise participants with the cause and approaches of PEG tube feeding. It aims to provide an understanding of the correct, best practice techniques and methods for enteral feeding and management. It also emphasizes the value of privacy, dignity, and respect for the service user. 

The workshop covers:

  • The basic anatomy of the digestive system

  • The reasons for using gastrostomy tubes

  • How to administer feeds and flushes safely

  • PEG site care and potential complications

  • Effectively troubleshoot potential problems of gastrostomy tubes

  • Infection prevention and control

  • Know when to ask for specialist help

  • The correct use of a Kangaroo pump

  • Practical assessment using a mannequin

 

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.

For group discounts, please contact us on (02) 8076 4774.

Upcoming workshops

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