Alternative feeding systems for infants and children with feeding difficulties

Title:  Alternative feeding systems for infants and children with feeding difficulties
Level:  2
Learning time:  6.5
Guided learning:   1.5

Learning outcomes

The learner will:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1. Understand the types and use of feeding systems     1.1

Explain what each term means:

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button
1.2

Explain when children may be fitted with 

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button
 1.3

Explain how each is inserted and what to do if they come out:

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button

 

 1.4

Explain how to feed when using a

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button

 

 1.5

Explain how to stop a feed when using

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button

 

 2. Understand how to clean extensions and the types of extensions families should have      2.1 

Describe how to care for the

  • PEG
  • JEJ
  • MIC-KEY
  • MINI Button
on a daily basis

 

 2.2 Explain how to clean extensions 
 2.3 Describe the types of extensions familes should have 
3. Understand skin problems that may arise around a stoma site  3.1 Describe the appearance of granulation / granuloma
 3.2 Describe how to prevent granulation / granuloma
 3.3 State who to signpost granulation to  
3.4 State how to prevent, identify and manage infection 
3.5 State how to manage bleeding
3.6 State who to signpost bleeding to

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