PEG Awareness

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Course Details


Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Awareness

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend 12

This course is aimed at all staff working within Health and Social Care who are responsible for the day to day care of an individual with a PEG in situ.

The course will raise awareness and increase knowledge of PEG including administering medication and feeds.  The course includes a practical session on a manikin.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

What is a PEG

         Identify and understand what a PEG is.


         Understand the reasons for using gastrostomy tubes

Anatomy and Physiology


         Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the digestive system


         Identify signs and symptoms of dysphagia

Administering feeds, medication and flushing


         Explain and understand how to administer feeds, medication and flushes safely (this does not include specific training on PEG feeding machines)


         Describe the potential complications of using feeding tubes



         Identify and understand the implications of administering medication through a gastrostomy

Mouth Care

         Discuss appropriate and effective mouth care


         Effectively troubleshoot potential problems of gastrostomy tubes

         Identify when to seek help.


Competency sign off for staff can be arranged.  Please speak with the Sales Team to discuss your specific requirements

At the end of the training session, there is a written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.

This course can be tailored to the bespoke needs of the customer.  Please speak to a member of the sales team for further details.

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