BAPEN Annual Conference coming to you virtually with a webinar series

We have decided to cancel our Annual Conference which was scheduled to take place in Brighton in November 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing impact.

We have not taken this decision lightly and we know that many people will naturally be very disappointed but we are pleased to announce we are bringing the BAPEN conference to you. Join your colleagues for an exciting programme of virtual webinars, live streamed with Q&A participation.

Dine at home and
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9th to 20th November 2020
18:30 – 20:00

Including the BAPEN AGM
Tuesday 10th November 20:00 – 20:30

Free access to the entire series for BAPEN members.

Non-members access to the series for £25.00

Webinar Series 2020 programme

The current PN production service is complex and fragile and we have learnt much over the past 12 months. It is timely to reflect from a clinical, hospital, commercial and patient perspective how we might ensure the safe provision, and supply, of parenteral nutrition both within the hospital and at home.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Uchu Meade

Uchu Meade

Presentation title: Overcoming adversity in PN provision – A Hospital Perspective

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Dr Trevor Smith

Dr Trevor Smith

Presentation title: Overcoming adversity in PN provision – A Clinical Perspective

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Rebecca White

Rebecca White

Presentation title: Overcoming adversity in PN provision – An Industry Perspective

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Carolyn Wheatley

Carolyn Wheatley

Presentation title: Overcoming adversity in PN provision – A Patient Perspective

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Over the years there has been considerable debate on the effectiveness of oral nutrition support. With a new global initiative on malnutrition, is now the time to take stock and rethink strategies on optimal oral nutrition support? This webinar will explore the underlying causes of malnutrition, system-wide cost pressures and what is best for patients.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Shailen Rao

Shailen Rao

Presentation title: An ICS level business case for managing malnutrition – what’s stopping us?

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Emily Walters

Emily Walters

Presentation title: Beyond screening - how malnutrition sub-types guide treatment

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Tanya Rumney RD

Tanya Rumney RD

Presentation title: Embedding nutrition services into primary care – insights and opportunities

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Following the introduction of the BAPEN Nutrition Village at the BAPEN 2019 annual conference, this year's Nutrition Village goes virtual bringing to you a visual and interactive update on what's new in tubes, lines and feeding devices.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Angela Cole

Angela Cole

Presentation title: The Triangle of Transition and Independence. Supporting Young People, Parent/Carers and Health Care Professionals

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Alison Young

Alison Young

Presentation title: Life lines - Innovations in practice improving and enhancing the patients' journey

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Shakeel Herwitker

Shakeel Herwitker

Presentation title: Life lines - Innovations in practice improving and enhancing the patients' journey

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Wendy Hurst

Wendy Hurst

Presentation title: Nasogastric Placement and Confirmation – Avanos NG App

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Dr Trevor Smith

Dr Trevor Smith

Presentation title: Nasogastric Placement and Confirmation – Avanos NG App

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Many patients with neurological conditions are at risk of malnutrition as a result of a deteriorating swallow and reduced ability to eat and drink. Thinking beyond the nutrients, this webinar will explore how we ensure that decisions on nutrition support remain centred on the patient, how we might mitigate for risk when oral feeding becomes difficult and how nutrition is integral to function and quality of life.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Prof Christopher J McDermott

Prof Christopher J McDermott

Presentation title: Nutrition in MND - time for a change?

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Sean White

Sean White

Presentation title: Keeping up with MND: meeting nutritional needs throughout the disease course

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Katie Harp

Katie Harp

Presentation title: Oral feeding in the presence of known risks

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Surgery involving the Upper GI tract may be associated with significant nutritional complications, not encountered elsewhere in peri-operative nutritional support. This webinar, comprising a multidisciplinary panel of expert speakers, explores the ramifications of such surgery, provides clinically-relevant tips on tackling the pitfalls associated with nutritional support, the role of gut hormones post-surgery and how an enhanced recovery pathway can assist in maximising speed of functional improvement and improve quality of life.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Prof Carel Le Roux

Prof Carel Le Roux

Presentation title: The mechanisms of unintentional weight loss after oesophagectomy

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Kellie Owen

Kellie Owen

Presentation title: Feast and Famine: The Nutritional Landscape of UGI surgery.

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Prof John Reynolds

Prof John Reynolds

Presentation title: Oesophageal Cancer: A Surgeons Perspective

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COVID-19 has shone a light on some of the challenges in providing nutritional support to obese and overweight patients. Taking a wider view, this webinar will explore the challenges in determining energy and protein requirements in overweight and obese patients in everyday practice. The complications of muscle loss (short and long term), the importance of key nutrients in both the acute setting and in rehabilitation will be considered along with emerging evidence on how weight loss, inactivity and muscle loss can promote hyperphagia. Also covering practical aspects in optimising exercise and nutrition to achieve effective rehabilitation, this webinar and panel discussion aims to provide the audience the stimulus to improve nutritional care across the patient's journey.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Clare Soulsby

Dr Clare Soulsby PhD RD

Presentation title: Estimating energy and protein requirements in obesity

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Richard Kirwan

Richard Kirwan

Presentation title: Muscle: how to maintain it in at-risk populations

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This webinar will outline the fluid and nutritional management of patients with COVID-19 and needing management in a critical care unit (BIFA top tips article). The issue of whether we should be giving parenteral nutrition (PN) more frequently will be raised. There follows a case showing the difficulties of starting and sending a palliative care patient home on PN during the COVID pandemic and explores some ways or reducing/stopping the need for parenteral support (BIFA top tips). The final talk will be on palliative home parenteral support (HPS) (updated BIFA position statement) and will discuss its use before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Nicky Wyer

Dr Nicky Wyer

Presentation title: Nutritional/fluid support in critical care patients with COVID-19

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Dr Mani Naghibi

Dr Mani Naghibi

Presentation title: Case reports highlighting challenges of discharging patients with palliative HPN during COVID pandemic

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Nicola Vernon

Nicola Vernon

Presentation title: Case reports highlighting challenges of discharging patients with palliative HPN during COVID pandemic

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Antje Teubner

Antje Teubner

Presentation title: Palliative PN (before, during and after COVID-19)

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Nutrition support in patients with severe COVID-19 infections presented new challenges for healthcare teams. With much learned along the way, this webinar will explore the challenges overcome to provide safe and effective enteral nutrition support in hospitals managing the surge early on in the pandemic, top tips for providing enteral tube feeding to those on NIV and CPAP, account for the global differences in methods of nutritional support and debate how we might use the COVID-19 as a springboard to improve nutritional care amongst those with respiratory disease.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Dr Judith Merriweather

Dr Judith Merriweather

Presentation title: The challenges in providing nutrition support to patients in critical care and beyond during COVID-19

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Pete Turner

Pete Turner

Presentation title: Routes of feeding in respiratory failure NIV/CPAP

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Dr Shameer Mehta

Dr Shameer Mehta

Presentation title: Using COVID-19 as a springboard for change in respiratory nutrition

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There have been some major challenges in the management of intestinal failure in recent times from shortages of parenteral nutrition (PN) products to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar we will look at recent insights from Europe on the personal wellbeing and challenges facing patients on home parenteral nutrition before exploring the alternatives to bespoke PN – everything from multichamber PN bags to intestinal growth factors.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Alastair Forbes

Alastair Forbes

Presentation title: What do we know about quality of life on HPN?

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Arun Abraham

Arun Abraham

Presentation title: Debate: Every HPN user's quality of life would be better with a compounded bag: Against - Arun Abraham

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Maria Barrett

Maria Barrett

Presentation title: Debate: Every HPN user's quality of life would be better with a compounded bag: For - Maria Barrett

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Siddhartha Oke

Siddhartha Oke

Presentation title: Can gut hormone therapies improve quality of life on HPN?

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With the pandemic disrupting cancer services, this webinar will explore the importance of timely diagnosis in the oncology patient and the impact of late diagnosis. Myth busting in nutrition and oncology, new evidence emerging on the identification and management of sarcopenia and cachexia, and insights into the value of nutritional care across the entire patient journey, will provide delegates with the impetus to drive lasting change to ensure nutrition becomes an integral component of cancer care.

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Prof Robert Thomas

Prof Robert Thomas

Presentation title: The impact of COVID-19 on cancer diagnosis and delays to treatment

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Erin Sullivan

Erin Sullivan

Presentation title: Cachexia & Sarcopenia in Cancer: Prevalence, aetiology, diagnostic tools and impact on the patient

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Mhairi Donald

Mhairi Donald

Presentation title: Caught between the 2 big C's – Cancer and Covid

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BAPEN Medical Day – Monday 16th November 2020

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Evidence and Expert tips on helping your patients to make the best dietary choice for them.

  • How to support families where someone has complex dietary needs.
  • How to inform and guide patients when the choice isn't clear.
  • When to restrict food groups and how to help patients with adherence.

More details and programme (PDF)

Supported by an unrestricted educational Grant

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Panel discussion and Q&A – Live Session

Prof Konstantinos Gerasimidis

Prof Konstantinos Gerasimidis

Presentation title: Exclusive enteral nutrition in IBD: Past, present and future

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Prof Jane Coad

Prof Jane Coad

Presentation title: How to support the carers of enterally fed patients who can't support themselves

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Dr Alan Desmond

Dr Alan Desmond

Presentation title: A plant based diet – evidence and experience

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Dr Emilie Combet

Dr Emilie Combet

Presentation title: The (very) low calorie diet – evidence and implementation

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Nick Trott

Nick Trott

Presentation title: The gluten free diet – who should be on it and how to make it happen

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Dr Louise Hankinson

Dr Louise Hankinson

Presentation title: Adherence: psychological strategies to help patients stick to the plan

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Webinar Series 2020 Registration

Registration is now closed.

Sponsors:

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The webinar series is a multi-disciplinary event organised by representation from each of the following organisations:


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