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Enteral Feeding and Management (PEG)

 

 

Overview

For carers and support workers, 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.
 

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

Please Note:  Upon completion‚ participants will be issued with a certificate of completion.

For group discounts please contact us on 02 8076 4774
 

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