enteral feeds awareness

ENTERAL FEEDS AWARENESS

Course Number

SC0123

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

During this course delegates will increase and update their knowledge of enteral feeding. Methods of administration, troubleshooting and management are covered along with infection prevention and control.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • NMC code of conduct
  • NMC record keeping
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • What is enteral feeding?
  • Forms of enteral feeding
  • Indications for enteral feeding
  • Infection prevention
  • Sources of infection
  • Care of the stoma site
  • PEG tubes & care
  • NG PEG tube
  • Feeding systems
  • Medication
  • Troubleshooting
  • Course evaluation