Tube Feed or Not Tube Feed Inservice

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This downloadable inservice helps you train staff about the risks and benefits of tube feeding at the end of life, key discussion points and considerations in decision making, how to help decision makers choose whether or not to place a tube, who should decide about placing a feeding tube, and provides resources for patients/residents/surrogates and professionals.

After completing this inservice, the learner should be able to:

  1. Understand the benefits and risks of tube feeding
  2. Understand which individuals are candidates for positive outcomes from tube feeding
  3. Learn key points of discussion for patients and family members who must make a decision about tube feeding

Includes slides, presenter’s notes, copy ready handouts and pre-/post-test.

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