PEG Feeding Awareness (3hrs)

First Response Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face


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The Level 2 Specialist Award in PEG Feeding Awareness gives learners the underpinning knowledge of the principles of PEG feeding.

At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.

By the end of this course learners will:

  • To understand what tube feeding is
  • To have a basic understanding of surgical insertion of feeding tubes in relation to job role
  • To manage infection risks associated with established feeding tubes
  • To review standard procedures in relation PEG feeding for nutrition purposes
  • To review standard procedures in relation to the delivery of medication via feeding tubes

Course syllabus:

  • Guidance and key terms of Enteral Feeding
  • Anatomy and physiology of the digestive system
  • Surgical insertion of PEG
  • Indications for PEG feeding and associated risks
  • Principles of nutritional administration – gravity/bolus/pump
  • Care of equipment
  • Roles and responsibilities in PEG feeding
  • Recognising potential complications
  • Guidance on administration of medicines via PEG

Certificate title: Level 2 Specialist Award in PEG Feeding Awareness

Certificate validity: 3 years

Dates available on arrangement

First Response Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Onsite course, delivered at your own venue to a group of up to 12 delegates. With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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