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Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act

Outlining the principles and safeguards in place in Scotland for those who lack capacity

Blood Transfusion Safety in Practice

Important information about blood transfusion practice and safety

Care During the Final Hours of Life and Bereavement Care

Raising awareness to and coping with the feelings of others and your own in a Palliative Care context

Care Planning and Risk Assessment

Crucial considerations for everyone working in a Social Care environment

Child Protection Scotland (Level 2) - A Shared Responsibility

Essential knowledge for confidently meeting your Child Protection responsibilities

Dementia Care - A Person Centred Approach

Helping ensure the person and their needs are foremost within the caring process

Dementia Care - Applying a Person Centred Approach

Part of the Red Rock Training Dementia Suite

Dementia Care - Understanding Challenging Behaviour

Helping to understand the behaviour behind Dementia as a condition

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

Parenteral feeding is the intravenous administration of nutrients and should be considered for all patients who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, have a non-functioning gastrointestinal (GI) tract or an inaccessible gastrointestinal (GI) tract that prevents enteral feeding. It can also be used for comatose patients.

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) is the process whereby feeding is not supplemented by any other forms of feeding, such as oral feeding or tube feeding making it the only means by which a person gets the nutrition they need.

This short course will therefore look at the following key topics when considering parenteral nutrition:

  • Overview
  • Access and administration
  • Feed preparations
  • Complications
  • Monitoring
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Key information about dietary intake that is not supplemented by any other forms of feeding.
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