About The Course

The Peg/ Pej and NG feeding support course provides learners with an understanding of the different types of nutritional support available to those who are unable to swallow the normal way. Focussing specifically on the use of the PEG, PEJ and NG feeding tubes, this course ensures that learners understand how to support nutritional intake through these routes and how to meet the additional care needs of the individuals.

Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
3 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 15 learners per trainer are allowed


Key Features

The normal swallowing process
Understanding nutritional support and parenteral nutrition
Why an individual would need nutritional support
The main types of nutritional support; PEG, PEJ and NG
Administration of medicines through a PEG
Supporting clients with their daily care needs
Ethical issues in nutritional support