{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Nursing Care and Management of Gastrostomy and Gastojejunostomy Tubes in the Pediatric Population

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present updated information about gastrostomy tubes (G-tubes) and gastrojejunostomy tubes (G-J tubes) as providing long-term partial or complete nutrition for pediatric patients, along with current best practice for the care and management of these tubes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Specify the indications for and the creation and characteristics of G-tubes and G-J tubes.
  2. Explain the appropriate routine care for children who have a G-tube or a G-J tube.
  3. Outline the assessment of children who have a G-tube or a G-J tube for complications and the implementation of care to relieve these complications.
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: JPSN1019
Published: Oct/Dec 2019
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Nancy M. Thompson, MS, RN, CPNP, CBN