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Enteral Feeding Tubes: A Guide for Nurses, Part 2: Administering Formula and Medication

From acute care to long term care, enteral feeding tubes are found in a broad range of healthcare settings. Healthcare providers, from surgeons to nursing assistants, must be familiar with a wider variety of enteral feeding tubes than ever before. This second in a three-part series on enteral feeding tubes, focuses on administering formula and medication using the various types of tubes.

Duration 10 min
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From acute care to long term care, enteral feeding tubes are found in a broad range of healthcare settings. Healthcare providers, from surgeons to nursing assistants, must be familiar with a wider variety of enteral feeding tubes than ever before. This second in a three-part series on enteral feeding tubes, focuses on administering formula and medication using the various types of tubes.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe precautions to take when administering formula using enteral feeding tubes.
  • Describe and utilize the three different methods of administering feeding-tube formulas: bolus feeding, intermittent feeding and continuous feeding.
  • Explain the four ways to verify tube placement.
  • List the “five rights” of safe medication administration
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 10 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2013
Product Categories
Healthcare, IV and Feeding Tubes