UNISON Northern Ireland

Care of the Patient with a Gastrostomy Tube

Event Date: 
13 Jun 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

UNISON Belfast

The placement of a gastrostomy tube is considered to be a safe and effective intervention in the management of nutrition and hydration conditions. Health care providers play an active role in caring for and managing patients with a gastrostomy. This workshop will explore the basic nursing care required, and how to prevent and manage common complications.  It will be delivered by Shirley Johnston, nurse educator and Open University Practice Tutor.