The course provides you with the knowledge and overview of skills required to care for adults and paediatrics in the community who have a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube.
Target audience: This course is suitable for community nurses, experienced health care assistants / support workers and any other health or social care staff working with people with complex care needs in a community setting. Time: 3.5 hours inclusive of breaks When: 1st November 2023 09:00 – 12:30 Standard Cost: £69.50 + VAT per person Platform: Zoom
Anatomy & physiology of the digestive tract (brief overview).
Understand the indications for and complications of PEG / enteral feeding tubes.
Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding in the care, management and monitoring of the enteral feeding tubes.
Identify complications and risks associated with enteral feeding tubes.
Explore feeding and medicines management using a gastrostomy tube.
Infection control issues.
Regulations and policies.
We can deliver can deliver bespoke on-site training for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Courses can be delivered at your place of work and the content tailored to your local requirements.