This course provides instruction to CNAs, caregivers, and home health aides on the basic care of enterostomy feeding tubes, including Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tubes, gastrostomy (G) tubes, and jejunostomy tubes. The content of this course is appropriate for both licensed and unlicensed nursing staff.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: What Is Enteral Feeding?
Chapter 2: Introduction to PEG Tubes and G Tubes
Chapter 3: Introduction to Jejunostomy Tubes
Chapter 4: Introduction to NG Tubes
Chapter 5: Placement of PEG Tubes
Chapter 6: Care of the PEG Tube
Chapter 7: Changing the PEG / G Tube
Chapter 8: Low Profile Enterogastric Tubes
Chapter 9: The Role of the Registered Dietician
Chapter 10: Administering Formula and Fluids – Initial Phase
Chapter 11: Administering Formula and Fluids – Long Term
Chapter 12: Administering Medications
Chapter 13: Plugged PEG / G Tube
Chapter 14: When to Notify the Physician
Chapter 15: Client and Family Teaching
Chapter 16: Resources and Skill Check-Off Lists
Carrie Bennett has twenty years of experience as a registered nurse in the fields of orthopedics, long term care, chronic ventilator care, nursing education and health care informatics. She earned both her BSN and MSN at California State University Dominguez Hills.Read Full Bio
Provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.