Welcome to thePreparing to Administer Medication via Gastronomy Tube

Course Description

This 6-hour training module is designed to teach unlicensed Medication Aides how to safely administer medications to individuals with percutaneous gastrostomy tubes (G-tubes). Certification will be granted by successful completion of this module for G-tubes. Requirements include: Passing all knowledge quizzes with an 85% accuracy and passing all skill competency observations by a licensed medical professional.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Preparing to Administer Medication Via a Gastrostomy Tube

    • Copyright/Release Statement

    • Get Started: Trainee Handout

    • Part One: G-tube Basics

    • Part One Quiz

    • Part Two: G-tube Insertion and Care

    • Part Two Quiz

    • Part Three: Preparing and Administering Medication Via a G-tube

    • Part Three Quiz

    • Part Four: Interventions For Complications Related to G-tubes

    • Part Four Quiz

    • Demonstration: Putting it All Together

    • FINAL: Complete your SIGNED-OFF Procedure Observation Checklist