Health Tech Junior Education Program: Quick links

This landing page is intended as a resource for community health-care providers and the Health Tech Junior Education Program. You will be able to access multilingual handouts on tracheostomy care, G and GJ tubes, NG tubes and vascular access devices.

Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)

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A nasogastric (NG) tube is inserted through the nostril, passing liquid feeds through the throat down into the stomach. This tube can feed children who cannot take food safely or ingest sufficient nutrients by mouth. This section explains how to manage NG tubes.

Vascular access devices

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Vascular access devices are special intravenous lines that let children receive medicines without frequent needle insertions. Learn how central venous lines, peripherally inserted central catheters and ports help children who need IV therapy for a long time.