This PEG Feeding training course is a vital course for any staff that deals with service users who utilise a PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy). Learners will become familiar with the methods and reasons for PEG feeding.
When PEG feeding is used, there are risks of bacterial contamination which can lead to infection and associated complications. Our PEG Feeding training online course will teach you the correct infection control and possible complications to ensure the procedure is done safely and correctly. This PEG Feeding e-learning course will also teach your staff what a PEG is, how nutrition and hydration are important, the procedures for administrating feed and medication, and a demonstration on how to set up equipment, the use of the syringe and recognise alarms and ultimately answer the question what is PEG feeding.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be certified and can download and print their PEG Feeding certificate.
This online CPD accredited PEG Feeding training course is designed for those working in the health and social care sector and who comes in regular contact with patients who utilise a PEG.
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We've answered the most common questions our training experts get asked regarding PEG Feeding. If you have further questions, please give us a call and we can answer them.
PEG, short for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, feeding is a procedure of placing a flexible tube through a person's skin/abdominal wall and into their stomach so they can be fed and given the fluids they need.
It's recommended to take training for PEG feeding because staff should be aware of how to perform this procedure correctly to avoid the risks of contamination, possible complications and poor hygiene.
Our PEG Feeding training courses will ensure your staff are suitably trained and qualified to perform this procedure.
PEG feeding all clients should be performed by suitably trained, supervised and qualified members of care staff only. So, if you have successfully completed PEG Feed training, then you can perform the process safely for all clients.
Yes, a PEG feeding tube can be removed if a patient meets nutritional requirements by mouth and does not use the PEG tube for
feeding and therefore, it is best the PEG tube is removed to avoid any complications or infections.
Enrol your staff on to our PEG Feeding training course today and gain the correct knowledge and skills for PEG Feeding.
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