PEG Feeding Training

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Enteral Feeding

Enteral Feed / PEG Feeding Training – Facilitated by registered nurses with first hand clinical experience, this ½ day blended learning course allows participants to demonstrate theoretical and practical competencies within a classroom environment.

Attendees will further their knowledge and skills in the management of patients/clients requiring enteral feeding via PEG, gastrostomy and nasogastric tubes across all healthcare settings.

Training familiarises learners with various types of enteral feeding and medication administration techniques including associated ancillary items and equipment.

why is it important?

In the UK it is estimated that over 20,000 patients will be enterally fed across healthcare. Patients having nutrition support should be monitored by professionals with the relevant skills and training.

peg feeding Training Session Outline

  • The purpose of PEG tube feeding
  • Conditions, Indications and contraindications for a PEG tube
  • Recognising, dealing with and reporting complications
  • Care and maintenance of PEG sites and enteral feeding tubes
  • Procedures for effective mouth care
  • Inserting a fine-bore nasogastric tube
  • Nasogastric tubes: feeding via an enteral pump
  • Care of a PEG tube
  • Feeding via a gastrostomy/percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Medicines administration via a gastrostomy or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube
  • Recognising, dealing with and reporting complications

aimED AT

A key course for healthcare professionals with regular contact with enterally fed service users.

FACILITATED BY

Registered nurses with first hand clinical experience

HOW MANY CAN ATTEND TRAINING?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Available courses

Half Day PEG Feeding Training

Date: 16th January 2020

Time: 1.30 – 5pm

Venue: Violet Lane Medical Practice, Croydon, South London

Cost per person: £75

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What do our customers say...

Even as a carer/manager for 24+ years I have learnt a lot and feel this training will have a positive impact on the people who we support and the staff team

This is an excellent refresher, I feel more confident and able to spread the knowledge to others to prevent pressure ulcers.

I thought I had quite a good understanding and knowledge but I have learnt much more. Very enjoyable session.

Trainer ensured attendees understood questions and encouraged them. Really enjoyed the afternoon, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Trainers were excellent and full of knowledge. They make you feel comfortable and confident. Very much enjoyed the course. Definitely felt like I learnt a lot.

Great information. Will put learning into practice.

Great information, will put learning into practice.

Brilliant course and well delivered!