Enteral Feed Training

OverviewEnteral Feeding

Enteral Feed / PEG 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.

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

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