External Meetings

20th September 2019

Nutrition in Gastroenterology

Venue: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

This course will cover some of the complex clinical problems that Dietitians are faced with today. There will be time for discussion and sharing of information during the day to enable best practice to be discussed in a friendly forum.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/sep/nutrition-gastroenterology

Fees: Early Bird: £100 (ends on 31st July), Standard: £130

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17th October 2019

pH-impedance in Practice

Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

The main aim of this course is to support physicians and nurses to develop their skills and understand both the clinical application and indications for reflux monitoring with the pH-impedance study.

In the practical session, the trainees will have the opportunity for hands-on analysis, to read and report on a variety of case studies. The attendees will then be able to discuss and compare their findings with the trainers.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/oct/ph-impedance-practice

Fees: £100

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4th November 2019

Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children

Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Allergy Academy are pleased to announce the return of the highly successful ‘Practical management of food allergy’ study day to our Autumn programme.

This course is aimed at healthcare professionals caring for patients with food allergies, particularly dietitians. This year the programme, delivered by experts in the field, focuses on optimising nutrition and multidisciplinary strategies to improve the quality of life of patients and families living with food allergy.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/practical-management-food-allergy-children

Fees: Early Bird: £60 (ends on 09th September), Standard: £80

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15th November 2019

Practical Parenteral Nutrition Study Day

Venue: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the use, limitations, composition and complications of parenteral nutrition. The course will allow for a discussion of the 2018 ESPGHAN/ESPEN parenteral nutrition guidelines, the use of standard bags in neonates and in older children, and the aims and objectives of using parenteral nutrition treatment.

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/update-parenteral-nutrition-neonates-and-children

Fees: Early Bird: Nurses: £120, Doctors: £170 (ends on 3rd of October 2019), Standard: Nurses: £155, Doctors: £195

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20th November 2019

The Hawking Annual MND Lecture 2019

Nutrition in MND - could getting it right make a difference?

Venue: RCN HQ, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN

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27th November 2019

Practical Parenteral Nutrition Study Day

Venue: Royal College of Anaesthetists, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

15th in a series of annual courses designed specifically for General Paediatric Trainees, Consultants and allied professionals as well as those specialised, or have an interest, in Paediatric Gastroenterology.

The course is led and delivered by a team of paediatricians, gastroenterologists and allied professionals with considerable experience in the clinical care of these conditions and delivery of education. The course aims to provide up to date and practical strategies for the diagnosis and management of common and challenging gastrointestinal disorders that face the paediatric team.

Fees: Early Bird: Consultants: £150; Trainees: £100; Allied Health Professionals: £50 (ends on 30th September), Standard: Consultants: £220; Trainees: £150; Allied Health Professionals: £75

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2019/nov/update-parenteral-nutrition-neonates-and-children

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2nd-4th December 2019

The Nutrition Society Winter Conference 2019: Diet and Digestive Disease

The Winter Conference this year will be in collaboration with the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN).

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, W1G 0AE

Website: https://www.nutritionsociety.org/events/winter-conference-2019-diet-and-digestive-disease


4th December 2019

IV Therapy Summit 2019

Difficult Venous Access & Improving Practice with uncompliant patients.

Venue: The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

BAPEN members receive a 20% discount with code hcuk20bapen

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Website: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/...


6th & 7th February 2020

8th UK Swallowing Research Group Conference

The UKSRG comprises clinicians and researchers from a wide range of professional disciplines including biomedical engineering, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, radiography, radiology, ENT, gastroenterology, stroke medicine, dietetics, oral health, general medicine and neurology. We recognise the interdisciplinarity of the clinical specialties and basic sciences that support developments in the field. This conference will be of interest to all health care professionals with an interest in swallowing and feeding management across the birth to death continuum. State of the art information will be delivered by leaders and current clinical researchers in the field of dysphagia.

Venue: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/child-health/events/2020/feb/8th-uk-swallowing-research-group-conference

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