BAPEN Medical arranges a Teaching Day each year the day before the BAPEN Annual Meeting. Our teaching days are attended by a wide variety of professionals and attract good feedback.

The topics for previous teaching days include:

  • 2007 - Update on Nutrition
  • 2008 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    (Including ESPEN LLL module “The Compromised Gut”)
  • 2009 - Functional Bowel Disease
  • 2010 - Cancer
  • 2011 - Parenteral Nutrition
    (Including ESPEN LLL module “Approach to Parenteral Nutrition).
  • 2012 – Nutrition and Liver Disease (at DDF 2012)
  • 2013 – Renal – Filtering out the controversies (including the ESPEN LLL Module Renal disease)
  • 2014 – Nutritional Care in ICU (including the ESPEN LLL Module on Intensive Care)
  • 2015 – Nutrition and Cancer (at DDF 2015)
  • The planned teaching day for 2016 is Nutrition in the elderly and includes the LLL Module on this topic

Major professional groups attending BAPEN Medical teaching day on Parenteral Nutrition

Jeremy Powell-Tuck and Nina Lewis

Other meetings are arranged on a joint basis with other medical and surgical societies. These have included:

  • 2008 - Liver Disease  with British Society of Gastroenterology
  • 2009 - Renal Disease  with the Renal Association
  • 2010 - Transition to Adult Care with British Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN)
  • 2012 – Combined meeting with The Pancreatic Society

BAPEN Medical is responsible for some of the symposia at main BAPEN each year and offers the Powell-Tuck prize for the best trainee abstract at each BAPEN Annual Meeting.