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NURSE AIDE

CNA126 - Carring for You: Feeding Tubes (0.5 HR)

Purpose: The nursing assistant will gain a better understanding of the types, purpose, complications, and care of feeding tubes and a nursing assistant’s role in care of individuals with feeding tube. Objectives: 1. Name the general types of feeding tubes used in a health care setting; 2. List conditions that may require feeding tube use; 3. Describe complications of feeding tubes that may occur and when to report to the nurse; 4. Discuss the nursing assistants role in care of person’s with feeding tubes; 5. Explain safety precautions used in care of individuals with feeding tubes during, transfers, re-positioning, bathing and grooming.