PEG Feeding PEG Feeding

PEG Feeding

Learn the essential skills and knowledge required to provide care for clients who require PEG Tube Feeding (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Feeding)

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Course Overview

This PEG Feeding training will give you the confidence to safely provide support for clients who have a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube.

This course is delivered in the classroom and includes theory, practical activities and a knowledge test. Practical skills include:

  • Continuous feeds via pump
  • Bolus feeds via syringe push
  • Bolus gravity feeds

Learn hands-on practical skills and theory from qualified experts.

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • What a PEG tube is
  • Reasons why a PEG tube may be inserted
  • Methods of administering nutrition and hydration via PEG tube
  • Medication administration via PEG*
  • The wider care team
  • Care of the stoma site
  • Psychosocial impacts and considerations for holistic care for a client with a PEG tube
  • The importance of oral hygiene
  • Risk management, troubleshooting and problem-solving

 

*Medication Competency
General medication competency is required to participate in activities involving the administration of medication

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