Integrated Clinical Skills Programme - Nasogastric Tubes Insertion &/or Management

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Nasogastric Tubes Insertion &/or Management (1.5 hours)

  • Have an awareness of NPSA alerts and guidelines and Serious incidents in NCUHT
  • Understand professional accountability and responsibility when caring for a patient with a nasogastric tube, before and after insertion
  • Have a full understanding of the ongoing checks required to confirm day to day nasogastric tube placement
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of procedures if gastric aspirate not obtained