PEG Feeding Training

Aims

This PEG feeding training course aims to familiarise students with the reason and methods of PEG Feeding (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy).

This is a vital course for any staff who come into contact regularly with service users who utilise a PEG or an other enteral feeding tubes (NG, JEJ, PEJ etc).

Our PEG feeding training will raise awareness and familiarise staff with 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.

Please note: This PEG Feeding training course includes a practical session – we will supply a PEG machine and all associated equipment for staff to use, however if you have a specific machine you require training on you will need to provide access to it for the duration of the training course.

Who is this course for?

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The training was pitched at the right level for our staff and the practical assessments made everyone feel confident in their ability to work around our service users who have a PEG.

PEG Feeding Training Course Summary

  • The purpose of PEG feeding
  • Conditions which may require a PEG
  • Indications and contra indications of PEG
  • The procedures for feeding and administering medications via PEG
  • Recognising, dealing with and reporting complications
  • The care and maintenance of enteral feeding tubes
  • Procedures for effective mouth care
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Practical session

Please Note:

We offer 3 versions of this PEG feeding training course.

  • Half day refresher
  • Full day with simulated competency
  • Full day with OSCE

Depending on which version of the course is chosen it will alter the price, max delegate count and the certificate issued on completion.

For more information on which course is best suited to your business, get in contact today.

If you require workplace observations and staff sign off, we are also able to help with our competency sign off service.

Training FAQ's


Where Do You Deliver The Training?

We can cover the whole of the UK, we also have our own venues in the Midlands and London.

How Do You Deliver The Training?

We will deliver the training at your premises for a group of up to 12 delegates, we also offer open courses for individuals which can be booked below.

Who Is This Training For?

This training is for anyone working with individuals with enteral feeding tubes.

How Many Can Attend Training?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Who Will Conduct The Training?

One of our expert clinical tutors, these are either Nurses or Doctors with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands!

We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

DURATION

This course lasts 4 to 6 hours.

CERTIFICATION

The certificate issued depends on which course is attended.

Online Booking

Please find our full list of open courses available for you to book onto.

Click the links below for more information on our venues

  • Stoke on Trent
  • London
  • Virtual Classroom

We are taking every precaution to keep delegates safe during COVID19. Social distancing will be in effect with reduced class numbers.

Hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and spray, aprons, gloves and face-shields will all be provided – we only ask you bring a mask and a focussed attitude ready to learn.

See you all soon.

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