Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an endoscopic medical procedure in which a tube (PEG tube) is passed into a patient’s stomach through the abdominal wall, most commonly to provide a means of feeding when oral intake is not adequate.
We provide information, practical hands on experience, trouble shooting and knowledge to make participants more confident in their ability to provide care to a client with a PEG and requiring enteral feeding.
Workplace Certificate of Attendance – Not a Nationally recognised course
Duration: 2 – 3 hrs.
There are no prerequisite qualification or certification requirements for this course.
Please note that there are often physical standards which relate to the level and extent of physical performance required when undertaking accredited training.
In order to meet competency for this unit, you will be required to meet the minimum LLN requirements of the Training Package.
A parental/guardian consent must be obtained for any student under the age of 18 to be able to participate in this course.
To be able to complete any vocational education course in Australia you must obtain and provide us with a USI. This is obtainable from usi.gov.au. We are unable to supply a course certificate without this.