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Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6248) | CPD (1436T13) Certified

Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6248) | CPD (1436T13) Certified
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2017
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop
  • The Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the care given post operatively to patients who had undergone gastrostomy tube insertion procedure in order to develop participant’s knowledge and skills in the care to the adult patients under this operation in the healthcare setting.
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private and government hospitals, ambulance services, nursing homes, care homes, domiciliary care providers, doctor’s surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of post operative care of paediatric tracheostomy from NICE guidelines and other government guidance.
Aims of the workshop:
  • Explore concepts of contemporary gastrostomy indications, complications , care and management theory in order to develop your knowledge within a multi- professional health and social care setting
  • Contribute to and manage a high performance and effective skills in management of gastrostomy feeding ,management and care
  • Develop your ability to link theories with practice through critical skills assessment and clinical competencies.
  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of registered nurses and other healthcare professionals in performing safely and competently the care and management of gastrostomy tube.
Course Details
  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practice
  • Consent for Care and Treatment
  • Five Key Principles of MCA 2005
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Risk Assessment
  • National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) Report
  • History of Surgical Gastrostomy
  • History of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrosto my (PEG)
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Tract
  • Enteral Feeding Route
  • Benefits of Gastrostomy Feeding
  • Indications for Gastrostomy Tube Care (Adult and Children)
  • Types of Gastrostomy Tubes
  • Contraindications to PEG/PEJ
  • Pre op and immediate Post op Care Interventions
  • Early and Late Complications of Gastrostomy and Red-flag alerts
  • Recommended Maximum Filling of Balloons
  • Replacing Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Long term Site Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Stoma Care and Maintaining Patency of Tube
  • Rotating the Gastrostomy Device
  • Complications and Problems Associated with the Tube Feedings
  • Essential Equipment and Feeding Procedure
  • Checking the position of PEG tube by pH measurement
  • Positioning and Cleaning the Tube and Medication Administration
  • Enteral feeding Procedure
  • On Going Care and Patients Education
  • Documentation, Reporting and Record Keeping
  • SBAR Communication Tool
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessments (with 4 Hours Participatory)
Target Audience: RGNs, Medical Practitioner and other Healthcare Professionals
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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RCN Accredited - Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20 October 2018 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

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CPD Accredited - Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop

Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6248) | CPD (1436T13) Certified

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