Tube Feeding Tutorial
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Objectives
Upon completion of this self-paced program, you should be able to:
  • List the indications for use of TF
  • Explain the routes for tube feeding and suggested use
  • Describe the different types of enteral formulas and when to use each
  • Explain the concept of osmolality and its importance in TF
  • Calculate energy and protein needs for a patient on a TF
  • Discuss procedures on administering and maintaining a TF
  • State the risks associated with the administration of medication in TF
  • Define the various terms associated with TF