You need ___ hour of inservicing a year to maintain certification.
one
__ tract is the continuous path from the mouth to the anus.
GI
A g-tube is placed into the _______.
stomach
Someone with ________ swallowing may need a g-tube.
impaired
J-tubes are placed into the small bowel known as the _______.
jejunum
To prevent infection ____ your hands.
wash
Put on ______ before starting the tube feeding.
gloves
Position the _____ body at least at a 45 degree angle for a bolus feeding.
upper
______ residual once the amount is noted.
return
Check placement by _________ air and listening with a stethoscope.
injecting
Do not _________ water or formula to warm it up.
microwave
Aspirate stomach contents with a _______ to check residual.
syringe
Provide _____ care frequently due to NPO.
mouth
Regular ________ will help prevent clogged tubes.
flushing
____ tubing before disconnecting a syringe to prevent backflow.
kink
Call the _____ if you have difficulties.
nurse
When doing a treatment after a tube feed you need to ______ gloves prior.
change
Notify the nurse if you see skin __________.
irritation
When pouring liquid medications you should pour ____ from the label.
away
Get a new syringe _____.
daily
__________ is an infection of the skin around the tube site.
Cellulitis
If you don't return the stomach contents you risk _____ and electrolyte imbalance.
fluid
When checking placement by injecting ___ into the tube use at least 10cc.
air
Call the nurse ___________ if tube is pulled out.
immediately
You ______ call 911 if breathing problems occur.
should
NPO means nothing by _____.
mouth
Always do _____ checks when administering medications.
three
_____ the syringe during a bolus feeding to slow the flow.
Lower
After medication administration ________ on the MAR.
document
You must have an order to ________ or mix medications.
cocktail

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