Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6525) Accredited

Gastrostomy Tube Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6525) Accredited

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 12th February 2019
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

  • Legal and Professional Considerations
  • Consent for Care and Treatment
  • Five Key Principles of MCA 2005
  • Ethical Dilemmas
  • National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Principles of Nursing
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Enteral Feeding
  • Methods of G 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 Caution
  • Early Complications Post Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Delayed Complications Post Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Common Diagnosis
  • Anatomy of G-Tube Button
  • Balloon Devices
  • Jejunal Tubes
  • Feeding Connectors
  • Pre Op Intervention
  • Surgical Gastrsostomy or PEG
  • PEJ (Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy)
  • 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
  • Granulomas
  • Essential Equipment
  • Methods of Administering Enteral Feeding
  • Postioning During Feeding
  • Feeding Procedure
  • Administration of Medication
  • Enteral Syringes
  • Cleaning the Tube
  • Complications
  • On Going Care
  • Education to Patients
  • Prognosis
  • 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: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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