PEG Feeding

Course Details

Course Overview

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.

More information on this course is available under the More Info tab above.

Award issued

Workplace Certificate of Attendance – Not a Nationally recognised course

Course Fees

$95

About This Course

 

  • The understanding of the precautions and set up for safe artificial feeding in the community and homes.
  • Use of clean technique
  • Set up and precautions, positioning and care.
  • Complications and risks
  • Observations and monitoring
  • Cleaning and preparing
  • Reporting problems and complications,
  • How to flush and administer feeds and medications.
  • Stoma care and reporting infections and concerns.

Duration: 2 – 3 hrs.

Requirements & Prerequisites

Course requirements

There are no prerequisite qualification or certification requirements for this course.

Physical requirements

Please note that there are often physical standards which relate to the level and extent of physical performance required when undertaking accredited training.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN)

In order to meet competency for this unit, you will be required to meet the minimum LLN requirements of the Training Package.

If you are under 18 years of age

A parental/guardian consent must be obtained for any student under the age of 18 to be able to participate in this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

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.

The Schedule For This Course is Flexible

This course will run whenever we have interested students, so let us know & we’ll organise a day/time that suits you.

Please let us know of your interest in the course by completing the form below. We will then be in touch to organise a suitable day & time.

FAQs

Can I get my certificate on the day?2020-09-21T15:36:05+10:00

A PDF copy of your certificate will be emailed within 1 -2 working days after completion of your course. Please advise the course coordinator if you need it earlier as a certified Letter of Attendance can be provided until the PDF certificate arrives.

Can you help me if I can’t read, write, or understand English very well?2020-02-13T04:43:41+10:00

Yes – just let me know so I can take more time for you and assessment support.

Do I have to do a workbook online before I can do the course?2020-02-13T04:43:14+10:00

No  – I can send you some prereading if you have Never done a course before.

Do you give student discounts?2020-02-13T04:42:46+10:00

Yes, we can offer student/pensioner discounts. Call for further details.

How long does it take ?2020-02-13T04:45:03+10:00

(CPR  New) – 2 hours,   CPR ( refresher ) 1.hr,   First Aid  4hrs

How many do we need for you to come to us for the training ?2020-02-13T04:41:21+10:00

3 minimal  ( call for request if less )

How old can you be to do an Accredited course?2020-02-13T04:41:46+10:00

14  ( younger if level of understanding and maturity advanced )

I am physically incapacitated. How can I complete the course?2020-02-13T04:44:37+10:00

Please ring Judy  – I have fully supported need courses and will take time to make you feel confident in what you can do.

I have a baby, can I bring him/her with me?2020-02-13T04:45:34+10:00

Please call me and let me know and I will organise the best course for you to come to…and yes – you can bring your baby to CPR refresher courses.

Is the course Nationally Accredited?2020-02-13T04:40:56+10:00

Yes

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