Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

36 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QL - Telephone: 01425 273297

PEG Management

Course  Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the skills and knowledge required to safely maintain and manage an in situ PEG feeding system.

This course is aimed at health and social care workers who support a person with an in-situ PEG feeding system.   It teaches the carer to regognise when the system is not operating correctly, how the PEG is to be correctly managed and stresses the importance of good hygiene and a skilled carer.

Learners are to undertake written assessment.

Course  Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to maintaining the health and safety of the patient or client.
  • Methods of PEG insertion and its care.
  • PEG feeding and the requirements for Gastrostomies.
  • Recognition and use of PEG equipment.
  • PEG and Gastrostomy problem solving.
  • Understanding the risks of aspiration.
  • Importance of positioning during and after feeding.
  • Identification of when medical referral is required.

Course  Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number  of  Delegates

Maximum 15

Price

Price as per current Price list