Health Tech JuniorHealth Tech JuniorHealth Tech JuniorHEnglishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>This learning hub is intended for community health-care providers and the Health Tech Junior Education Program. You will be able to access handouts on tracheostomy care, G and GJ tubes, NG tubes and vascular access devices.</p><p>This learning hub 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.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">G and GJ tubes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>G and GJ tubes are feeding devices that give liquid nutrition, medications and other fluids directly into a child's stomach or small intestine. Learn more about this feeding method and why a child may need a feeding tube in this section.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2822&language=English">Making the decision to get a feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2536&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG G Tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2535&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Mic-Key low-profile J tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2905&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Caring for your child and their G tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2908&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Low-profile G tubes (Mic-Key)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>G and GJ tube management</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube is blocked</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2910&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">G/GJ tubes: What to do if your child's feeding tube moves</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Preparing for a permanent tube removal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Removing a balloon type feeding tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=9999&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Post-tube removal</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Stoma and skin care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2906&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Common skin problems related to feeding tubes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2907&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Hypertonic salt water soaks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2909&language=English">G/GJ tubes: Using silver nitrate to treat granulation tissue</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Nasogastric tubes (NG tubes)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>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.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=984&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: How to insert your child's NG tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2457&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: Feeding your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2456&language=English">Nasogastric (NG) tube: Common problems</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Vascular access devices</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>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.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Central venous line</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=52&language=English">Central venous line (CVL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1236&language=English">CVL insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1232&language=English">CVL removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1244&language=English">PICC insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1240&language=English">PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Port</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1014&language=English">Port</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1231&language=English">Port-A-Cath insertion: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Tracheostomy care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure to make an opening into the trachea. Learn about the different parts of a tracheostomy tube, how to safely care for and properly change your child’s tube and clean their equipment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2471&language=English">Tracheostomy and tracheostomy tube: How they help your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2466&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to care for your child's stoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2469&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to suction your child's tracheostomy tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2467&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to change your child's tracheostomy tube</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2470&language=English">Tracheostomy: What to do in an emergency</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2468&language=English">Tracheostomy: How to prepare for safe travel</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/health_tech_jr_learning_hub.pnghealthtechjr

 

 

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