Enteral Feeding Tubes: A Guide for Nurses Part 3: Daily Care and Troubleshooting

OVERVIEW:

Enteral feeding tubes technology has also brought more design and feature options, increasing the complexity of feeding tubes. As a result, familiarity with enteral feeding tubes, and their use and care, is a useful skill for all healthcare providers. This program presents general guidelines and techniques for care and troubleshooting procedures for enteral feeding tubes.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • List the steps required to properly clean and maintain various types of enteral feeding tubes.
  • Identify and address signs of irritation or infection at the tube entry/exit site.
  • List steps required to flush feeding tubes.
  • Describe how to perform weekly maintenance on the balloon of a balloon gastrostomy tube.
  • List the steps in the Daily Maintenance Checklist
  • Describe troubleshooting various problems that can occur with enteral feeding tubes, including patient distress, pain, tube leakage, dislodgment and clogging of tubes.
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $219.00 USD

Product ID: MED935
Media: DVD
Year: 2013
Duration: 14:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Gastrointestinal Nursing Care
 
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