Gastrostomy Tube (PEG/PEJ/RIG/RIJ/JEJ/PEG-J) Care and Management Workshop (Adult and Paediatric)


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

  • Legislations and National Guideline
  • 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 Research Outcome
  • Types Gastrostomy Tubes- PEG PEJ RIG RIJ JEJ PEG-J
  • Methods of Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • History of Surgical Gastrostomy
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Tract
  • Indications and Complications of Contraindications to PEG/PEJ/RIJ Caution
  • Early Complications Post
  • Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Delayed Complications Post
  • Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
  • PEG- Button Tube Device
  • PEG/PEJ Balloon Devices
  • Jejunal Tubes- PEJ RIJ
  • Transgastric jejunal tubes- PEG-J
  • Feeding Connectors
  • Pre-Op and Post Op Intervention
  • Surgical Gastrostomy Insertion
  • Post Op Care Assessment
  • Immediate Post-Placement Care
  • Long Term Site Care
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Non-Touch Technique
  • Paediatric Nutrition Goals
  • Checking Balloon Inflation
  • Replacing Gastrostomy Tube
  • Stoma Care
  • Rotating the Gastrostomy Device
  • Essential Equipment
  • Methods of Administering Enteral Feeding
  • PEJ feeding continuously via volumetric enteral pump
  • Positioning During Feeding
  • Feeding Procedure
  • Administration of Medications and Fluids
  • Enteral Syringes Sizes
  • Unblocking the PEG Tube
  • Complications
  • On Going Care
  • Education to Patients and Family
  • Home Enteral Feeding
  • Use of SBAR Team in Communication
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Incident Reporting- DATIX
  • Knowledge/Skills Practical Assessment
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 Tube (PEG/PEJ/RIG/RIJ/JEJ/PEG-J) Care and Management Workshop (Adult and Paediatric)

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