Gastrostomy | Jejunostomy

Course Overview - Gastrostomy & Jejunostomy

This course provides an understanding of the care and management of a child or young person with a gastrostomy button, PEG or Gastro Jejunostomy Tube. Including feeding and administration of medication via a gastrostomy.


Course Content 


  • What is a gastrostomy 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the digestive tract
  • Types of gastrostomy tube
  • Care and management of a gastrostomy 
  • Giving feed via a gastrostomy
  • Giving medications via a gastrostomy
  • Problem solving  
  • Competency framework training record sign off (if required)

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Courses are bespoke and individualised to the needs of the child or young adult.  Training courses will provide staff with the  skills required to meet the individual needs of each child or young adult.  


All our training courses are based on current NHS best practice and are competence based and assessed against nationally recognised standards.

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