04. oktober 2019 - 8:00 inntil 16:00
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PEG Replacement Gastrostomy Course | Centre of Education | fredag, 04. oktober 2019

This on day course aims to educate and support Senior Dietitians, Entry Level Dietitians with > 3 years clinical experience, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Registered General Nurses and Public Health Nurses to enable them to replace gastrostomy tubes when safe and appropriate to do so, to help recognise when it is unsafe to replace a gastrostomy tube as well as educate staff on issues related to the management of gastrostomy tubes.
Learning Outcomes:
Participants will be aware of:


The different types of replacement gastrostomy tubes available


How to care for replacement gastrostomy tubes


How to manage complications associated with enteral feeding tubes


How to replace replacement gastrostomy tubes and how to determine when a tube replacement should not be attempted.


Evidence based practice guidelines that will ensure the safe management and re-insertion of replacement gastrostomy tubes