Feeding Tube Management in the School Setting

Feeding Tube Management in the School Setting

Course Expiration Date: 5/31/2022

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $125.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description:  This course reviews how to properly manage feeding tubes and pumps in children in the school setting.

Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, MSN ANE

Target Audience: Licensed nurses,  and any other interested healthcare professional

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review considerations for tube feedings in the school setting
  • Discuss plans for care in the school setting
  • Identify elements of a health plan toolkit in the school setting
  • Identify components of the 504/IEP plans that directly relate to tube feedings in the school setting
  • Identify educational needs of school personnel related to feeding tubes in the school environment
  • Discuss clinical indications for enteral nutrition
  • Compare and contrast the different types of feeding tubes
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot common problems with feedings
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot common problems with feeding pumps

Length of Course: 100 minutes + 4 hours of lab competency.

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive  5.6 contact hours.

AHEC: This program is approved for 0.56 CEUs (5.6 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards

Credit Statement: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test, complete the evaluation, and pass the live competency demonstration.

Once you pass the post-test, lab competency, and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.