Common Feeding Tubes: Replacement Balloon Gastrostomy Tubes
OVERVIEW:

The increased use of gastrostomy tubes for long-term feeding and other treatments has made the replacement of balloon gastrostomy tubes an increasingly common nursing procedure. Nurses need to know the basic techniques for the care and replacement of balloon gastrostomy tubes to assist and ensure positive patient outcomes. The purpose of this course is to teach nurses and other qualified caregivers the basic techniques for the care and replacement of a balloon gastrostomy tube.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • List health conditions that commonly require use of a gastrostomy tube
  • Identify the key features of replacement balloon gastrostomy tubes
  • List steps required for proper care of all components of a balloon gastrostomy tube
  • Describe the use of a daily maintenance checklist for the gastrostomy tube, including checking the patient for pain, discomfort or pressure around the tube exit site
  • List supplies needed for replacement of a balloon gastrostomy tube
  • Describe the steps required for proper replacement of a balloon gastrostomy tube
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED802
Media: DVD
Year: 2012
Duration: 17:14 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Gastrointestinal Nursing Care
 
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