PEG Feeding

Workshop Overview

Facilitated by a Registered Nurse this workshop is designed to provide staff with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure that each participant requiring enteral feeding and management receives appropriate nutrition, fluids and medication relevant and proportionate to their individual needs.  

Cost

Group bookings (up to 10 people)                                   $440

Travel and accommodation costs may apply

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2 hour duration

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Qualified Health Practitioner

Individual or Groups

What is Included?

This is a 2 hr workshop that includes a practical component using PEG feeding equipment. Content of this workshop meets the requirements of the NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators for enteral feeding and management.
Content
  • Anatomy, physiology and rationale for PEG feeding
  • Nutritional supplements used for PEG feeding
  • Maintaining feeding tubes and correctly performing tube feeding
  • Administering medication via the PEG
  • Optimal oral care
  • Responding to emergencies such as dislodgement of the tube
Who Should Attend?

Clients and their family members, direct care workers, team leaders, supervisors and managers of aged care and disability services

Workshop Duration

This is a 2 hour workshop where participants will receive 3 CPD points.

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