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Tube Feeding Management : Face-to-Face Training

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Tube Feeding Management : Face-to-Face Training


Overview/Content
This program is designed specifically for people supporting clients who receive nutrition through a PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) tube or PEJ (Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy). The course develops the essential knowledge and skills required to manage different types of tubes, feeding regimes and care of the insertion site and PEG tube.

Learning Objectives
Demonstrate care of the tube
Demonstrate the gastrostomy/jejunostomy site
Explain how to identify and trouble shoot common problems
Demonstrate safe giving of nutrients, fluids and medicines via a PEG or PEJ

Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face : 2 hours and 45 minutes

Qualification Issued
Tube Feeding Management : Face-to-Face Training

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses or paramedics with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Some of the topics include:

  • Understanding the reasons why a person may require a PEG/PEJ tube

  • Discussing the types of nourishment tubes

  • Recognising different feeding regimes

  • Caring for the tube and gastrostomy/jejunostomy site

  • Identifying and trouble shooting common problems

  • Giving of nutrients, fluids and medicines via a PEG or PEJ

  • Understanding the safe work practices and measures to be used in order to reduce the likelihood of injury

  • Administering a feed through a simulated PEG tube







Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

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