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Enteral Feeding Training

Superior Healthcare offer CPD accredited Enteral Feeding Training for care and nursing teams who are looking to improve their knowledge and enhance their clinical skills in caring for a client with a gastrostomy/jejunostomy and complex conditions.

This half day Enteral Feeding Training is designed for registered nurses, community carers, support workers & healthcare assistants working in the healthcare industry who are looking to enhance their clinical skills and knowledge in caring for a client with a gastrostomy/jejunostomy.

Learn about caring for clients requiring enteral feeding in the community and gain practical experience in simulated practice learning which replicate situations in peg care you are likely to encounter. The aim is to improve care, enhance patient safety and optimise outcomes in a safe controlled environment.

Enteral Feeding Training Overview

Learning Outcomes:

  • Anatomy of the gastrointestinal system.
  • Overview of gastrostomies including low profile feeding devices and PEG tubes.
  • Understand indications for gastrostomy
  • Care of the client and your responsibilities with a gastrostomy & jejunostomy.
  • Stoma care and infection control
  • Complications of a PEG
  • Feeding via a gastrostomy tube, including bolus, intermittent gravity and continuous pump feeds.
  • Overview of medication administration via G-Tube
  • Demonstration in simulated practice setting up feed extension tube for low profile feeding tubes
  • Setting up a feed in simulated practice.

Enteral Feeding Training can be conducted at our Whitstable Head Office or at a location convenient for you within the South East.

Duration: 3.5 hours (1/2 day)
Maximum number of delegates: 12

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