Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Feeding
This course aims to increase the knowledge and practice of PEG feeding for care/support workers in the aged care/disability residential and home and community services. This course is intended primarily for caretakers who are assisting clients who need tube feeding and have a PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) tube. This session helps carers get the knowledge and abilities needed to support the person who is having trouble eating, help with the PEG care and management, and understand the importance of the tube.
This classroom-based course incorporates theory, a knowledge assessments and practical activities. Gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills from qualified trainers with expertise.
The course will provide you with knowledge about:
- What is PEG feeding?
- Why is an enteral feeding tube inserted?
- Types of enteral feeding tubes
- Different types of PEG feeding methods
- Skin and stoma care
- Oral hygiene and PEG feeding
- Risks/complications including infection, aspiration, and tube dislodgement.
Approximately 2 – 3 hours
This course is delivered face to face and will require successful completion of a theory and practical assessment. On the day of the session, you will receive a copy of the pre-course reading material, which must be read before attempting any assessment activities.
$1000.00 + GST for a group of 10 candidates.
Please ensure you read our Student Handbook for further information on our policies and procedures, fee information, terms, and program conditions.
Course Intake Dates and Enrolment
Please contact office staff on 08 6373 2425 to find out or any further queries related to the enrolment process.
|Course Duration||:||Approximately 2 – 3 hours|
|Course Delivery||:||Face to face|
|Campus||:||Perth: Mezzanine Level 109 St Georges Terrace | Perth | WA 6000|