PEG Feeding

  • PEG Feeding  – 2 hrs

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an endoscopic medical procedure in which a tube (PEG tube) is passed into a patient’s stomach through the abdominal wall, most commonly to provide a means of feeding when oral intake is not adequate

  • The understanding of the precautions and set up for safe artificial feeding in the community and homes.
  • Use of clean technique
  • Set up and precautions, positioning and care.
  • Complications and risks
  • Observations and monitoring
  • Cleaning and preparing
  • Reporting problems and complications,
  • How to flush and administer feeds and medications.
  • Stoma care and reporting infections and concerns.