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Developing an enteral feeding skills station

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 16, PAGE NO: 52Rebecca George, BSc, RGN, is nutrition support nurse, Torbay Hospital, DevonBoth administration of medication and aseptic technique are taught and assessed as defined skills (Shaw, 1994). However, enteral tube-feeding skills are predominantly acquired according to the 'see one, do one, teach one' ethos and so do not always share the same clinical importance.

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