{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Nursing Management of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy (PEG/PEJ) in Adult Patients: An Executive Summary

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a summary of the guidelines developed by the Italian Association of Stoma care Nurses in collaboration with the Italian Association of Endoscopic Operators and the Italian Association of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates for the nursing management of adult patients with Percutaneous Endoscopic gastrostomy or jejunostomy (PEG/PEJ) and Gastro-Jejunostomy (PEGJ) tubes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline adult patient preparation for PEG/PEJ placement, management of the stoma and enteral nutrition (EN) tube, and administration of EN and medications.
  2. Summarize the management of PEG/PEJ complications, patient/caregiver training, and tube replacement.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JWOCN0718
Published: Jul/Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Gabriele Roveron, RN; Mario Antonini, RN; Maria Barbierato, RN; Vita Calandrino, RN; Giancarlo Canese, RN; Lucio Fernando Chiurazzi, RN; Gesualdo Coniglio, RN; Gabriele Gentini, RN; Mara Marchetti, RN; Andrea Minucci, RN; Laura Nembrini, RN; Vanessa Neri, RN; Paola Trovato, RN; Francesco Ferrara, MD;
Specialties: Gastroenterology, Ostomy