{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Pediatric Nasogastric Tubes in the Home: Recommendation for Practice

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the role of home health nurses in promoting best practices for nasogastric tube (NGT) placement in children.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline findings from the authors' review of the literature.
  2. List recommendations for verification of NGT placement.
  3. Identify strategies to prevent complications associated with care of an NGT outside the acute care setting.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: HHCN0518
Published: May/Jun 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: LaDonna Northington, DNS, RN, BC; Beth Lyman, MSN, RN, CNSC; Candice Moore, BSN, CPN; Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FASPEN
Specialties: Home Health, Pediatrics