Education & CPD

ONLINE - PEG Feeding - Caring for Adults and Paediatrics who have a PEG tube in the hospital/community setting

3.0NMBI CEUs

* These prices include online discounts - prices may be higher if booked over the phone or in person.

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  •   Date: Monday, 21 June 2021
  •   Registration: Monday, 21 June 2021 09:55
  •   Start: Monday, 21 June 2021 10:00
  •   End: Monday, 21 June 2021 13:00
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar

Description

This short online introductory programme is aimed at all nurses working within the hospital and community setting caring for adults and paediatrics who have a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. It will address the clinical indications and requirements for PEG feeding in the home and hospital setting. It will provide guidance on medication administration and nutrition with a focus on hospital policies and government guidance. It will also discuss the complications of PEG feeding that can occur and how these can be clinically managed.
 
Learning outcomes:  
 
Nurses will be able to identify what PEG feeding is, what the appropriate patient groups for PEG feeding and ethical issues surrounding consent.
The course will focus on the primary reason for PEG feeding – for nutrition and medication management.
There will be a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of PEG feeding with a focus on infection prevention and control.
The course will focus on the primary reason for PEG feeding – for nutrition and medication management.
There will be a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of PEG feeding with a focus on infection prevention and control.  
 
 
  • Monday, 21 June 2021

  • 09:55
    Registration
  • 10:00
    Start
  • 13:00
    Finish
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar
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