Rapid Review: Caring for a Feeding Tube

Rapid Review: Caring for a Feeding Tube 

The purpose of this course is to review the care that a feeding tube requires including verifying placement, checking gastric residual, flushing, and site care.

$25.00

Hours: 0.25
REL-SRC-0-RRCFT

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RRCFT
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
List the steps to verify tube placement.
Recall the procedure for checking gastric residual.
Recite the technique for flushing a feeding tube.
Describe the method for providing site care.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Feeding Tube Care
A. Verifying Tube Placement
B. Checking Gastric Residual
C. Flushing a Feeding Tube
D. Providing Site Care
E. Review
Section 3: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. References
D. Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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