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PDC20081 - Enteral Nutrition – Assisting with PEG feeding

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course 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.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course 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.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Outline the goals of enteral nutrition
  2. Describe complications of tube feeding
  3. Describe the management and safe delivery of enteral feeding.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ)

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au