Enteral Nutrition - Assisting with PEG feeding - PDC20081
This online micro-credential introduces the role of Enteral Nutrition (EN), indications for EN support, the management and general care of gastrostomy tubes, and assistance with tube feeding. Enteral nutrition (EN) is the provision of liquid nutrition via a feeding tube into our digestive system. It provides the essential elements for providing the energy required by our bodies to function.
This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
Standard Micro-Credential StructureDuration: 1 hour
- Outline the goals of enteral nutrition
- Describe complications of tube feeding
- Describe the management and safe delivery of enteral feeding.
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential, Digital Badge and a Certificate of Completion.