1. Help Center
  2. Policy Framework

ProT GOLD Enteral Feeding Procedure


  • Unintended Weight Loss > 5% In 30 Days
  • Protein - Energy Malnutrition
  • Muscle Wasting: Cachexia, Anorexia, Cancer, Aids, Sarcopenia)
  • Low Serum Proteins
  • Post Trauma
  • At-Risk For Pressure Ulcers: Immobility, Incontinence, Co-
  • Morbid Conditions, History Of Pressure Ulcers
  • Stage I, II, III, IV Pressure Ulcers
  • Wounds: Surgical, Diabetic, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Burns,
  • Hard To Heal
  • Renal Disease Dialysis


• Suggested Dosage (serving size = 1 fl oz, 30mL): 1-3 servings per day.

• Actual Dosage: Determined by a clinician based on condition, estimated need, and dietary intake.

• Administer orally or through a feeding tube.


ProT Gold Liquid Protein



17.5 Grams Of Protein, fortified with Arginine, Taurine, Tryptophan,

Histidine, Methionine, Glutamine & Cysteine. 3 grams of Arginine.

70 calories.


The policy of this facility is to ensure optimal nutrition for all residents/patients at all times. A complete liquid protein is

provided when factors are present that may place residents at nutritional risk or when the following conditions exist:

Pressure Ulcers, Significant Weight Loss, Pre and Post Surgery, Post Trauma, Malnutrition with Low Serum Proteins, Muscle

Wasting/Cachexia, Bariatric Surgery and End-Stage Renal Disease on Dialysis.


1. Each resident/patient is to be assessed and monitored for nutritional risk by the health care clinical team.

2. Existence of any of the following should be documented: Pressure Ulcers, Significant Weight Loss, Imminent or Recent

Surgery, Recent Trauma, Malnutrition, Low Serum Proteins, Bariatric Surgery, End-Stage Renal Disease on Dialysis.

3. Protein supplementation will be implemented as appropriate for conditions (see chart on reverse).

4. The recommended nutrition intervention will be communicated as appropriate to nursing, food & nutrition services,

physician, resident/family.

5. Administer ProT Gold during med-pass, supplement pass, meal service, or via feeding tube as indicated.

6. Label and date bottle upon opening, discard after 3 months opened. Refrigeration is optional.

7. Provide fluids to ensure adequate hydration.

8. Document resident/patient intake per facility policy.

9. Record resident/patient response to intervention.

10. Reassess to determine the continued level of intervention. If improvement or healing has occurred but one or more nutritional risk factors remain, consider ongoing supplementation for maintenance.


1. Flush feeding tube with 30-60 mL water.

2. Measure and administer the proper dosage via syringe.

3. Dilute ProT Gold with 30 mL water.

4. Administer ProT Gold straight into the enteral tube.

5. Flush with 30-60 mL water.


• Do NOT add ProT Gold to an open or closed system of the tube feeding formula or into a container or enteral feeding.

• Do NOT add medications to ProT Gold, even after dilution.