{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Literature Review of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Purpose of Activity

To present a literature review discussing the complications after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and strategies for managing those complications.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recall the advantages, indications, and contraindications for gastrostomy tube placement and feeding.
  2. Summarize the nature of and risk factors for the common complications of gastrostomy tube placement and feeding.
  3. Outline interventions for preventing the complications of gastrostomy tube placement and feeding.
Price: $15.00

Credits:

  • 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: GN0719
Published: July 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Hatice Pars , PhD, RN; Hicran Çavus¸og? lu , PhD, RN