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


For further course details email: Katie Warner – Clinical Nutrition Course Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on +44 (0)113 343 8104.

20th September 2019

National Intestinal Failure Working Group Annual Study Day

Focus 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 Hotel

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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.

Course Aims

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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

Course Organisers

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)

Cancellation policy

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

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