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Tube Feeding (PEG and PEJ) Training for Support Workers: Face-to-Face Training

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Tube Feeding Management : Face-to-Face Training

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.

We are currently only offering public training for this program through our live virtual classroom. Public dates are located below but course content varies to the face-to-face training. Please refer to our course 'Tube Feeding Management : Live Virtual Classroom Training' for content variations.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate care of the tube

  • Demonstrate the care of 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 (PEG and PEJ) for Support Workers: Face-to-Face Training and Assessment

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

Public Dates

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
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Live Virtual Classroom (9)

Live Virtual Classroom (9)

Tube Feeding (PEG and PEJ) for Support Workers: Live Virtual Classroom Training
Pathway: 2 hours and 15 minutes live virtual classroom training
Wed, 27 Oct 2021
2:00pm - 4:15pm
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Premium Health was fast, flexible and professional. Our people are now really at ease with the technology and loving the flexibility that video conferencing provides. The content has not been compromised and the feedback we have had has been excellent.

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