Enteral Feeding Tubes & Enteral Therapy

Enteral Feeding Tubes & Enteral Therapy

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Due to limited capacity, priority will be given to those providing/ planning to deliver direct care to children with medical complexity and technology dependence.

NOTE: THERE IS NO FEE TO ATTEND, YOU WILL NOT BE ASKED FOR A CREDIT CARD NUMBER AT CHECKOUT.

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Description

This competency-based workshop will prepare the community health-care provider with the knowledge and skills to care for children requiring a G/GJ tube, nasogastric tube and enteral feeds. Participants will have the opportunity to practice skills related to stoma assessment, troubleshooting common G/GJ tube complications and insertion and maintenance of a nasogastric tube. This workshops runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Pre-requisites:
Registered participants are required to complete the pre-learning package prior to attending the workshop in order to fully participate in the learning activities planned throughout the day.

Agenda

SickKids Learning Institute
525 University Ave.
Toronto ON

8:30 - 11:00 Sign-in, Welcome & Introduction to G/GJ Tube Care
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 13:00 Rotating Practice Stations (30 minutes each)
  1. Stoma/ Skin Care & Mic-Key
  2. Blocked Tube & Dislodgement/Migration
  3. NG Maintenance & Care
13:00-13:30 Wrap-up & Evaluations

Prior to Attending

It is strongly recommended that registered participants review the following About Kids Health Material prior to attending the workshop in order to fully participate in the learning activities planned throughout the day.