Nasogastric Tube Feeding

Course Overview - Nasogastric Tube Feeding

This course provides understanding of the care and management of a child or young person with a nasogastric tube.


Course content 


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

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