Free courses for care sector workers this December

Norvic are pleased to be running two free courses on 19th December:

Gastrostomy Care and Tracheostomy Care

Gastrostomy Care 09:00 - 12:00
 

  • What is a Percutaneous Gastrostomy (PEG)?
  • When is a PEG used?
  • Common reasons
  • Benefits of PEG feeding
  • Care of PEG tube
  • Feeding by Nasogastric tubes
  • Procedure prior to a Nasogastric feed
  • Preparation and storage of feeds
  • Administration of feeds
  • Troubleshooting

Tracheostomy Care 12:30 - 15:30
 

  • What is a Tracheostomy?
  • Why Tracheostomy?
  • Types of Tracheostomy tubes
  • Care of the Tracheostomy patient/tube
  • Humidification
  • Why humidification?
  • Heat-moisture exchange unit
  • Changing inner cannula (tube) - Why and when - Equipment & procedure
  • Changing Tracheostomy Dressing - Why and when - Equipment & procedure
  • Suction of Tracheostomy tube - Why and when - Equipment & procedure
  • Resuscitation for Neck-breathing Patients

Places are free but limited - Call 01603 861612 or email us to book

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