Gastrostomy Training and Competency

Gastrostomy Training and Competency course

Course overview

Enteral feeding kit

Ensuring the safe delivery of enteral feeding

The Gastrostomy Training and Competency course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to competently undertake the care of a client requiring enteral feeding.

Practical training will outline clear preparation guidelines for gastrostomy feeding, the devices used, and discuss potential disorders and difficulties.

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Course content

The course is designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology involved with gastrostomy and the indications why children/young people have enteral tubes.

The course content is practical and interactive, introducing participants to the range of equipment used, its safe handling and effective feeding methods.

  • Anatomy and safe use of gastrostomy
  • Environment preparation and hygiene
  • Gastrostomy devices – handling and care
  • Feeding methods and positioning
  • Safe medication administration
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Reduce clinic risk and trouble shooting
  • Guidance on legislation and record keeping

Participants will improve their knowledge on how to reduce and prevent anxiety when dealing with clients. Content will outline how to gain consent, adhere to compliance, and administer feed safely and in the correct manner.

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Who is this course designed for?

The Gastrostomy Training and Competency course is designed for care personnel working within adult care and children’s services. Participants will enhance their knowledge around gastrostomy and how best to support clients needing enteral feeding.

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Course reviews

Very comprehensible and enjoyable course. Useful in everyday operational work.

Shirley Paterson, Network Healthcare

Very good course, trainer very good, she made it fun but also with lots of facts. She was able to clear up some questions.

Emma Gardner, GCT

Very informative course with plenty of handouts to take home for future reference and reminders.

Karen F , The Getaway

Very informative and more detailed than any previous training we have had.

Kelly Holding, The Getaway

Good course different from all the others we have done, fun and enjoyable.

Leanne Simpson, The Getaway

Course duration

Please contact Momentum People for costs because they will vary according to staffing numbers and Covid requirements.

Course outcome

At the end of the course, participants will feel confident in their skills to prepare the equipment and environment, and administer enteral feeding in accordance with clinical guidelines and safe practice.

Participants will understand how best to support clients in the appropriate way to avoid distress and handle real-time problems.

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Ways to study

The Gastrostomy Training and Competency course is currently available as a blend of Zoom of Teams training and in-person assessments in-house.

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Gastrostomy Training and Competency course fees

Please contact Momentum People for costs because they will vary according to staffing numbers and Covid requirements.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

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