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Seattle, WA Nurses’ Guide To Tube Feeding Continuing Education Workshop

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
11/15/12  11:21 PM PST
G-Tube Care

Shield HealthCare cordially invites nurses in the State of Washington to attend our evening continuing education workshop on:

Nurses’ Guide to Tube Feeding and Nutrition Screening

Workshop dates:

Objectives:

  • Identify types of feeding tubes and accessories
  • Demonstrate appropriate techniques for formula and medication administration
  • Describe optimal tube site care
  • Recognize and troubleshoot complications of tube feeding
  • Identify characteristics of malnutrition and recognize patients at risk
  • Describe the common components of a nutrition screen and assessment

Guest Speaker:  Charlotte Myers is a Registered Dietitian with over 20 years of experience, currently on the Enteral Nutrition Support Program team at Shield HealthCare. Charlotte is a graduate of Washington State University, who has fulfilled many RD roles throughout her career, from clinical nutrition management to direct patient care. She currently works with patients who are managing medical care at home on enteral nutrition support. Charlotte ensures a stable nutritional status via patient assessment and caregiver education on the feeding regimen, to ensure a thriving health status within the comfort of home.

RSVP today by calling 206-496-3949.

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