Overview of Course

This course provides an overview of the Care and Maintenance of PEG Tubes and Low Profile Gastrostomy Devices used for Enteral Feeding. It looks at nutrition and malnutrition and conditions that create the need for Enteral feeding. It is underpinned by best practice guidelines and evidence based research. It explores Infection Control issues that may arise in the care and management of gastrostomy tubes. Outlines Types of tubes available and Tube position and stoma care. Safe administration of medication via gastrostomy tubes is discussed and management of potential complications are explored.

Aims of Course

To provide education and training in the management, care and replacement of gastrostomy tubes. A Practical Training session can be arranged to supplement this online training depending on your needs. email [email protected] for further information.

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is to provide a comprehensive overview of care and management of gastrostomy tubes to nurses and allied health and social care professionals who wish to expand their practice in this area and to provide the advice and information required to manage complications safely.

Target Audience

Nurses and Carers in residential, social care and community settings.

Pricing Option

Group prices available on request. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information.