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Complex Care Enteral Feeding Training

Superior Healthcare provides an extensive training programme to all it’s carers and nurses, mapped to the care certificate. All training is delivered in-house by our dedicated training team to ensure all staff are equipped to provide excellence in care. 

As a specialist provider, we understand the challenging and changing nature of the complex care sector and the importance of being able to access high-quality training opportunities which promote outstanding, compassionate and safe care.

Our courses provide exciting opportunities for registered nurses, community carers, support workers, and healthcare assistants to advance their knowledge and skills.

Enteral Feeding Training

This half day course 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.

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.

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