Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting started

  • 2

    The Basics

    • The Health & Social Care Act – meeting nutritional needs

    • Fluids for life

    • How does it feel to be PEG fed?

    • The 6 C's - Compassion

    • Malnutrition and Dehydration

    • Peg Feeding Q.2

  • 3

    PEG Tubes

    • A quick history lesson and how they are inserted!

    • Anatomy and physiology - the facts

    • Anatomy and physiology lesson

    • What is a PEG tube?

    • Caring for the stoma

    • Complications

    • Care of Tubes

    • Case study 1

    • Case study 2

    • Case study 3

  • 4

    PEG feeding

    • Giving feed via a PEG tube

    • Peg Feeding Q.3

    • Complications of PEG feeding

    • PEG Feeding Q.4

    • Giving medications via a PEG tube

    • PEG Feeding Q.5

    • PEG Feeding Q.6

  • 5

    Resources

    • Resources and references

    • crushing tablets

    • Managing complications - download

    • Procedure for daily care - download

    • Competency - download