Dysphagia and Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Feeding

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About the Course

This course is recommended for workers in the Health Care and Community Services Industry that frequently work with people who required PEG Feeding and are required to support clients with dysphagia.

It provides you with an understanding of choking episodes, skills and knowledge to know what to do if they occur and the procedures for supporting clients with dysphagia.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding training is designed to familiarise participants with the cause and approaches of PEG feeding. 



  • Identify signs and symptoms of dysphagia

  • Identify signs and symptoms of dysphagia

  • Recognise and take appropriate action for aspiration and choking

  • Understand different diet consistencies

  • Understand the importance of oral hygiene

  • Identify strategies to assist residents and clients with their meals and drinks


PEG feeding

  • Use formula

  • Give feeds using tubes

  • Learn correct feeding positions

  • Give continuous feeding with a pump

  • Care for the equipment

  • Give medicine through feeding tubes

  • Understand feeding tube complications


3 hours face-to-face training


Certificate of Participation


$95 per participant (Minimum 5 participants)

This course can also be tailored to meet the needs and requirements of your organisation