Enteral Feeding

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Enteral Feeding

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nursing is responsible for the administration of enteral nutrition and education of patients/families who receive enteral feedings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Tube feeding is indicated for patients who are unable to maintain adequate nutrition by mouth with a functioning G. I. tract
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A tube feeding order set in CPRS must be initiated by the physician prior to starting feeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Abdominal X-ray confirmation of tube placement is required for all blindly inserted tubes prior to the initiation of feedings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Nursing staff will bolus the protein supplement like a medication dose with free water before and after the supplement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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