Enteral Feeding Tubes SERIES: 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.
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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