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NUR140 - Feeding Tubes: A Nurse's Perspective (1.0 HR)

Purpose: The healthcare professional will gain a better understanding of the types, purpose, complications, and care of feeding tubes, including administration of feedings and medication. Objectives: 1. Name the general types of feeding tubes used in a health care setting; 2. List four conditions that may require feeding tube use; 3. Describe complications of feeding tubes that may occur; 4. Relate appropriate care of a feeding tube and insertion site, following correct infection control techniques; 5. Explain steps to complete a feeding via a tube; 6. Discuss proper medication administration via a feeding tube. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.