Meetings accredited by BAPEN
11th - 13th September 2019
The Leeds course in Clinical Nutrition
A 3-day CPD short course specifically designed to provide a thorough grounding in all aspects of clinical nutrition. Aimed at all professionals with an interest in clinical nutrition including doctors, dieticians, clinicians, nursing staff, hospitals pharmacists and others with interest in patient nutrition.
The Leeds Course in Clinical Nutrition has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 17 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).
Venue: University of Leeds
20th September 2019
National Intestinal Failure Working Group Annual Study DayFocus on Infants
This day is FREE of charge and open to all professionals involved in the care of babies and young children who wish to learn more about intestinal failure.
Venue: Mercure Bristol Grand HotelDownload programme (PDF)
21st to 23rd October 2019
Southampton Practical Nutrition Support Course
The Southampton Practical Nutrition Support Course will be held on Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at The Ageas Bowl.
The aim of the course is to provide a broad foundation of knowledge in clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment and nutrition support. Whilst primarily aimed towards trainees the course is relevant for consultants in all specialties, general practitioners and allied health professionals with an interest in nutrition and intestinal failure. The course will address the major areas of the Joint Royal Colleges Postgraduate Training Board (JRCPTB) curriculum in basic nutrition for gastroenterology trainees and is endorsed by the BAPEN Education and Training committee. The course is interactive with a variety of case-based lectures and practical workshops, a quiz and debate. To facilitate this delegate places are limited to 30.
- To provide an understanding of the basic science of clinical nutrition
- To recognise malnutrition
- To provide a structured approach in assessing the indications for nutritional support
- To calculate nutritional requirements and formulate a prescription for enteral or parenteral support
- To increase awareness of the role of the nutrition support team
- To be familiar with different types of enteral tubes, be aware of complications and how to manage them
- To assess and manage patients with intestinal failure associated with short bowel syndrome, enteric fistulae, dysmotility, mechanical obstruction and extensive mucosal disease
- To be aware of the ethical dilemmas around providing nutritional support
Dr Charlotte Rutter, Dr Trevor Smith & Dr Emily Clarke - Consultant Gastroenterologists Southampton Nutrition Support and Intestinal Failure Service
£300 (inclusive of registration, course dinner, lunch and refreshments)
Full refund if cancellation received in writing by 5pm 6th September 2019. No refund will be offered after that date.
Delegates should make their own arrangements to book accommodation