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PEG Training for Health and Social Care Staff

course information

aims and objectives

  • Provide an overview of the principles of gastrostomy care and discuss safe care provision.

  • Discuss the role and responsibilities of healthcare professionals in relation to this

course contents

  • What is a gastrostomy?

  • Reasons for needing gastrostomy

  • Types of tubes

  • Indications

  • Contraindications

  • Red flags

  • Immediate care

  • Infection control and management

  • Common issues

  • Skin issues

  • Trouble shooting

  • Procedure

  • Feeding

  • Patient safety

  • Patient position

  • Delivery pumps

  • Contamination

  • Medication and PEG Tubes

  • Professional responsibilities

who should attend?

  • Nurses

  • Support Workers

  • Care staff

  • Health Care assistants

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