Course Overview

Workshop Objectives

Topics covered in this workshop: 

  • Maintenance of feeding tubes and performance of routine tube feeding 
  • Guidelines for delivering medications through feeding tubes 
  • Provision of effective oral care 
  • Responding to emergencies, such as dislodgement of the tube 

Who Should Attend?

Direct care workers, team leaders, supervisors and managers of aged care and disability services.

Workshop Duration

This is a 2 hour workshop that includes a practical component using PEG feeding equipment. Content of this workshop meets the requirements of the NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators for internal feeding and management. 

What is Included in the Workshop?

  • Anatomy, physiology and rationale for PEG feeding 
  • Nutritional supplements used for PEG feeding 
  • Maintaining feeding tubes and correctly performing tube feeding 
  • Administering medication via the PEG 
  • Optimal oral care 
  • Responding to emergencies such as dislodgement of the tube 

Additional Information

All training, where possible will be contextualised to workplace requirements, incorporating policies, procedures and documentation into the training and any confirmation activities. 

All participants and workplaces will receive a statement of attendance and copies of confirmation activities. 

Costs 

  • Individual bookings - $77 per participant
  • Group bookings - $440 for up to 15 people  

 

Travel and accommodation costs may apply

Require more information about any of our workshops? 

Contact the team at Akadia Training to book a Custom Workshop or view our Upcoming Workshops. 

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For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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Contact 

For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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