Enteral Feeding – Nasal Gastric Care Abuse

This course is designed for registered nurses working in settings where they may be required to provide care for individuals who are fed via a nasal gastric tube, and those who may be required to insert/change nasal gastric tubes.

Duration: 3.5 hours

Course Content

  • The gastric system
  • What are nasal gastric tubes used for?
  • Which tube to use
  • Processes
  • Equipment required
  • Contraindications 
  • Procedures
  • Complications
  • Ongoing management
  • Practical teaching of passing a nasal gastric tube

Assessment Method: Ongoing trainer observation and competency forms provided.

Jude TurnerEnteral Feeding – Nasal Gastric Care