Nasogastric Care Insertion and Feeding

Our Nasogastric Feeding training delivers essential knowledge and understanding along with practical experience for healthcare professionals caring for Nasogastric tube service users. The course covers the Nasogastric insertion technique, basics on nutrition via Nasogastric, correct feed and medication administration, management and general daily care of both the equipment and the patient.

Nasogastric training instils important clinical skills for healthcare workers looking to provide optimum care and support for patients with illnesses and health conditions of a more severe, chronic or debilitating nature.

DURATION

6 hours

SYLLABUS

  • What is an Nasogastric Tube?
  • Indications for use specifically relating to nutrition and feeding
  • Insertion and change procedures
  • Potential complications that might occur
  • Care and management of an Nasogastric tube
  • Feed and Medication Administration
  • Summary and evaluation

As with all our training courses our Nasogastric tube insertion care and management training course is evidenced based and intended to keep both the patient / service and the member of staff / organisation safe from harm. So if you are looking for a training course that ensures best practice and compliance then please contact us to discuss your training requirements.

Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training courses. This will then allow the Registered Provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor.

If you need further advice regarding competency assessments or if you would like our Registered Nurse Trainers to provide onsite competency assessments then please do contact us.

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