Administering Formula

Bolus Feeding (also known as intermittent feeding)

Gravity Feeding

Continuous Feeding

Choose your pump type and flush option from the selections below for additional information:

General Instructions

  1. Fill or spike feeding container prior to setting up pump.
  2. Turn pump on - Press Power button in lower right-hand corner.
  3. In order to achieve proper accuracy, the fluid line in the feeding set bag must be 6 inches above the top of the feeding pump, when initiating the feeding cycle.
  4. Select >"Keep Settings" or >"Clear Settings" (for day to day use with the same feeding regimen the >"Keep Settings" option should be selected).
  5. Load the Feeding Set. Do not overstretch the tubing.

Priming the Pump

  1. Press >"Prime Pump" to access the pump priming options.
  2. Press >"Auto Prime" to automatically prime the pump set. The Pump will quickly prime the feed line and stop the formula before reaching the end of the line.
  3. Press the >"Hold To Prime Feed" menu selection to carry formula to end of tubing.
  4. Press >"Done".

Setting the Feed Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Feed" then }"Feed Rate" use the buttons on the left to program the pump from to 400 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set.
  2. Select >"Run". You will notice a small drop scroll down the screen when running.

Re-Priming the Pump After the Feed Bag Empties

  1. A pump set bag that has been emptied will trigger the Feed Error screen. In this condition the pump set bag can be refilled to continue the feeding, but only after the pump set has been re-primed.
  2. Disconnect the feeding line from the patient.
  3. Refill the bag.
  4. Press >"Continue" to begin the pump Running.
  5. Press >"Hold", then press >"Adjust Settings", then press >"Prime Pump".
  6. Press >"Hold To Prime" to prime the line. (Do Not Use Auto Prime)
  7. Press >"Done", then select >"Run"

To Change Rate or Clear Volume

  1. Select >"Hold".
  2. Select >"Clear Vol Fed" to clear the volume.
  3. Select >"Adjust Settings" to adjust all settings.
  4. Select >"Run" to return to normal operations.

Pump sets should not be reused after 24 hours of initial usage.

General Instructions

  1. Fill or spike feeding container and water bag prior to setting up pump.
  2. Turn pump on - Press Power button in lower right-hand corner.
  3. In order to achieve proper accuracy, the fluid line in the feeding set bag must be 6 inches above the top of the feeding pump, when initiating the feeding cycle.
  4. Select >"Keep Settings" or "Clear Settings" (for day to day use with the same feeding regimen the >"Keep Settings" option should be selected).
  5. Load the set per diagram. Do not overstretch tubing.

Priming the Pump

  1. Press >"Prime Pump" to access the pump priming options.
  2. Press >"Auto Prime" to automatically prime the pump set. The Pump will quickly prime both feed and flush lines starting with the flush line. The formula will stop before reaching the end of the feeding line.
  3. Press the "Hold To Prime" menu selections to manually top off the line.
  4. Press >"Done".

Setting the Feed Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Feed" then >"Feed Rate" use the buttons on the left to program the pump from 1 to 400 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set. 

    Note: the Volume To Be Delivered "VTBD" Rate is an Optional Feature 

    Only use the "VTBD" option if you want the pump to stop and alarm once a set amount of formula is delivered. 
    Select >"Feed VTBD". Use the buttons on the left to program the VTBD from 1 to 3000 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired VTBD is set. Select >"Done".

Setting the Flush Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Flush" then >"Flush Volume" to set the volume of water per flush cycle to be administered from 10 to 500 in increments of 1mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set.
  2. Select >"Flush Interval" to define the time interval between the start of each flushing cycle from 1 to 24 hours in increments of 1 hour. Select >"Enter", Select >"Done".
  3. Select > "Run". You will notice a small drop scrolling down the screen when running.

Re-Priming the Pump After the Feed Bag Empties

  1. A pump set bag that has been emptied will trigger the Feed Error screen. In this condition the pump set bag can be refilled to continue the feeding, but only after the pump set has been re-primed.
  2. Disconnect the feeding line from the patient.
  3. Refill the bag.
  4. Press >"Continue" to begin the pump Running.
  5. Press >"Hold", then press >"Adjust Settings", then press >"Prime Pump".
  6. Press >"Hold To Prime Flush" until the water has reached the valve in the pump.
  7. Press >"Hold To Prime Fleed" until formula reaches the stepped connector at the end of the set.
  8. Press the >"Done", then select >"Run"

To Change Rate or Clear Volume

  1. Select >"Hold".
  2. Select >"Clear Vol" to clear the volume.
  3. Select >"Adjust Settings" to adjust all settings.
  4. Select >"Run" to return to normal operations.

Pump sets should not be reused after 24 hours of initial usage.

General Instructions

  1. Fill or spike feeding container prior to setting up pump.
  2. Turn pump on - Press Power button in lower right-hand corner.
  3. In order to achieve proper accuracy, the bottom of the feeding set bag must be 18 inches above the top of the feeding pump.
  4. Select >"Keep Settings" or >"Clear Settings" (for day to day use with the same feeding regimen the >"Keep Settings" option should be selected).
  5. Load the Feeding Set per diagram. Do not overstretch the tubing.

Priming the Pump

  1. Press >"Prime Pump" to access the pump priming options.
  2. Press >"Auto Prime" to automatically prime the pump set. The pump will quickly prime the feed line and stop the formula before reaching the end of the line.
  3. Press the >"Hold To Prime Feed" menu selection to carry formula to end of tubing.
  4. Press >"Done".

Setting the Feed Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Feed" then >"Feed Rate" use the buttons on the left to program the pump from 1 to 400 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set.
  2. Select >"Run" you will notice a small drop scroll down the screen when running.

Re-Priming the Pump After the Feed Bag Empties

  1. A pump set bag that has been emptied will trigger the Feed Error screen. In this condition the pump set bag can be refilled to continue the feeding, but only after the pump set has been re-primed.
  2. Disconnect the feeding line from the patient.
  3. Refill the bag.
  4. Press >"Continue" to begin the pump Running.
  5. Press >"Hold", then press >"Adjust Settings", then press >"Prime Pump".
  6. Press >"Hold To Prime" to prime the line. (Do Not Use Auto Prime)
  7. Press >"Done", then select >"Run"

To Change Rate or Clear Volume

  1. Select >"Hold".
  2. Select >"Clear Vol Fed" to clear the volume.
  3. Select >"Adjust Settings" to adjust all settings.
  4. Select >"Run" to return to normal operations.

Pump sets should not be reused after 24 hours of initial usage.

General Instructions

  1. Fill or spike feeding container and water bag prior to setting up pump.
  2. Turn pump on - Press Power button in lower right-hand corner.
  3. In order to achieve proper accuracy, the bottom of the feeding set bag must be 18 inches above the top of the feeding pump.
  4. Select >"Keep Settings" or >"Clear Settings" (for day to day use with the same feeding regimen the >"Keep Settings" option should be selected).
  5. Load the set per diagram. Do not overstretch tubing.

Priming the Pump

  1. Press >"Prime Pump" to access the pump priming options.
  2. Press >"Auto Prime" to automatically prime the pump set. The Pump will quickly prime both feed and flush lines starting with the flush line. The formula will stop before reaching the end of the feeding line.
  3. Press the >"Hold To Prime" menu selections to manually top off the line.
  4. Press >"Done".

Setting the Feed Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Feed" then >"Feed Rate" use the buttons on the left to program the pump from 1 to 400 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set. 

    Note: the Volume To Be Delivered "VTBD" Rate is an Optional Feature 

    Only use the "VTBD" option if you want the pump to stop and alarm once a set amount of formula is delivered. 

    Select >"Feed VTBD". Use the buttons on the left to program the VTBD from 1 to 3000 in increments of 1 mL. Select >"Enter" when desired VTBD is set. Select >"Done".

Setting the Flush Rate

  1. Select >"Adjust Flush" then >"Flush Volume" to set the volume of water per flush cycle to be administered from 10 to 500 in increments of 1mL. Select >"Enter" when desired rate is set.
  2. Select >"Flush Interval" to define the time interval between the start of each flushing cycle from 1 to 24 hours in increments of 1 hour. Select >"Enter", Select >"Done".
  3. Select >"Run". You will notice a small drop scrolling down the screen when running.

Re-Priming the Pump After the Feed Bag Empties

  1. A pump set bag that has been emptied will trigger the Feed Error screen. In this condition the pump set bag can be refilled to continue the feeding, but only after the pump set has been re-primed.
  2. Disconnect the feeding line from the patient.
  3. Refill the bag.
  4. Press >"Continue" to begin the pump Running.
  5. Press >"Hold", then press >"Adjust Settings", then press >"Prime Pump".
  6. Press >"Hold To Prime Flush" until the water has reached the valve in the pump.
  7. Press >"Hold To Prime Feed" until formula reaches the stepped connector at the end of the set.
  8. Press >"Done", then select >"Run"

To Change Rate or Clear Volume

  1. Select >"Hold".
  2. Select >"Clear Vol" to clear the volume.
  3. Select >"Adjust Settings" to adjust all settings.
  4. Select >"Run" to return to normal operations.

Pump sets should not be reused after 24 hours of initial usage.