Lecture Overview

The number of enteral-fed infants and children with a nasogastric tube, gastrostomy or jejunostomy has significantly increased in the last 20 years. Best practice indicates that the transition to oral feeding should be established as soon as tube feeding is no longer appropriate. This session discusses what to plan in order to wean an infant or toddler from tube feeding.


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Michele Meehan

Michele Meehan is a Maternal and Child Health Nurse currently working in her private practice, 'Parenting Matters', and lecturing on child health topics. Prior to this, she worked for 30years at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, as a Clinical Nurse Consultant. Michele holds a Master’s Degree in Health Science - Parent and Infant Mental Health, and wrote her minor thesis on the topic of 'Infant food refusal'. Her qualifications also include midwifery, community health nursing, health education and counselling and psychotherapy. See Educator Profile


5 Total Rating(s)
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Kelly Bidlake
26 Apr 2018


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Marie-Therese Shields
18 Apr 2018

Good education and understanding of the topic.

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Sadia ibrahim
06 Apr 2018

very interesting lecture

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Julie Miller
02 Apr 2018

Reinforced knowledge

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Jenna He
27 Mar 2018

The information is helpful.

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Total Rating(s)  5
First Published25 September 2017
Updated25 September 2017
Expires 03 February 2019
Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Maternal and Child Health
Child and Family Health
Evidence-Based Practice
Ostomy Nursing
Eating Disorders
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