Rapid Review: Assessing an Individual with a Feeding Tube

Rapid Review: Assessing an Individual with a Feeding Tube 

Feeding tubes can be beneficial, but there is the potential for complications that can be painful or even deadly. As a caregiver, it is critical that you perform a thorough assessment of individuals with feeding tubes to prevent complications and to evaluate the effectiveness of the feeding tube. In this module, you will learn the components of this assessment so that you can safely care for individuals with feeding tubes.

$25.00

Hours: 0.25
REL-SRC-0-RRAIFT

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RRAIFT
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain the components of an assessment for an individual with a feeding tube.
Identify abnormal assessment findings when a feeding tube is present.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Assessment
A. Starting the Assessment
B. Confirming Placement
C. Respiratory
D. Fluid Volume Status
A. Skin Assessment
B. Gastrointestinal Assessment
A. Enteral Formula
B. Nutrition
C. Self-Image
D. Completing the Assessment
E. Review
F. Summary
Section 6: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. References
D. Congratulations

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN 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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