ERIC Number: ED251714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
This module on tube feedings is intended for use in inservice or continuing education programs for persons who work in long-term care. Instructor information, including teaching suggestions and a listing of recommended audiovisual materials and their sources appear first. The module goal and objectives are then provided. A brief discussion follows of the care and feeding of the patient with a nasogastric tube or gastrostomy tube, including the principles of insertion of a nasogastric tube and the administration of nourishment and/or medications via nasogastric or ostomy routes, and considerations and suggestions for resident care. This discussion is intended for use as a lecture or participant reading. Other contents include a vocabulary exercise, charts of oral nutritional supplements and common medications for skin irritation, and a worksheet, all of which are suitable for reproduction for use as handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Behavioral Objectives, Continuing Education, Drug Therapy, Drug Use, Inservice Education, Learning Activities, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Nurses, Nurses Aides, Nursing Education, Nursing Homes, Residential Care
Vocational Education Services, 840 State Road 46 Bypass, Bloomington, IN 47405 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Vocational Education Services.