Gastrostomy (PEG/PEJ/RIJ) Tube Care and Management Workshop


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

  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Consent for Care and Treatment
  • Five Key Principles of MCA 2005
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Enteral Feeding
  • Methods of Gastrostormy Tube Insertion
  • History of Surgical Gastrostomy
  • History of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Tract
  • Indications (Adults and Children)
  • Contraindications to PEG/PEJ/RIJ Caution
  • Early Complications Post Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Delayed Complications Post Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Anatomy of G-Tube Button
  • Balloon Devices
  • Jejunal Tubes
  • Feeding Connectors
  • Pre Op Intervention
  • Surgical Gastrostomy Insertion
  • PEJ (Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy) and RIJ
  • Post Op Care Assessment
  • Immediate Post-Placement Care
  • Long Term Site Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Paediatric Nutrition Goals
  • Types of Gastrostomy Tubes
  • Checking Balloon Inflation
  • Replacing Gastrostomy Tube
  • Stoma Care
  • Rotating the Gastrostomy Device
  • Essential Equipment
  • Methods of Administering Enteral Feeding
  • Positioning During Feeding
  • Feeding Procedure
  • Administration of Medication
  • Enteral Syringes
  • Cleaning the Tube
  • Complications
  • On Going Care
  • Education to Patients
  • Home Enteral Feeding
  • Use of SBAR Team in Communication
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessments
Target Audience: RGNs, Medical Practitioner and other Healthcare Professionals
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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 Gastrostomy (PEG/PEJ/RIJ) Tube Care and Management Workshop

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