PEG Feeding

The aim of this course is to familiarise learners with the reason and methods of PEG feeding. To raise awareness of the various types of PEG feeding and medication administration techniques including the use of machines, ensuring staff have sufficient knowledge to work safely with them.

Max AttendeesCourse Duration
12Half a day

PEG feeding course summary 

  • Learn the purpose of PEG feeding hqdefault
  • Learn the conditions which may require a PEG tube
  • Understand the indications and contra indications of PEG tube
  • Understand the procedures for feeding and administrating medications via PEG tube
  • Recognising, dealing with and reporting complications
  • Understand the care and maintenance of enteral feeding tubes

Learning outcomes 

  • Understand the procedures for effective mouth care
  • Understand the documentation and how record keeping works
  • Demonstrate PEG feeding including the causes, needs and requirements
  • Demonstrate how to confidently handle the PEG machines and associated tubing and administering feed

Certification

  • All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance