PEG Management Workshop
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tubes were first used in 1980. They are increasingly used for long term nutrition, hydration and treatment. This half-
Compliant with the National Occupation Standards for Health and Social Care Workers and satisfies the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.Each of our courses can be tailored to meet your team’s requirements, whether introductory, intermediate or advanced. We can design the ideal solution to accommodate your team’s ability, knowledge, practical experience and previous training.Upon successful completion delegate will receive certificate of attendance which is valid for 3 years.
- Identify signs and symptoms of dysphagia
- Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the digestive system
- Discuss the options for the treatment & care of dysphagia
- Understand the reasons for using gastrostomy tubes
- Explain how to administer feeds and flushes safely
- Describe the potential complications of using feeding tubes
- Identify the implications of administering medication through a gastrostomy
- Review procedures for effective mouth care
- Effectively troubleshoot potential problems of gastrostomy tubes
- Know when to ask for specialist help
- Practical Assessments
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