ESPGHAN Danube/Balkan School

Application Deadline: 01.07.2017



Registration Fee

ESPGHAN Danube School


August 28-31, 2017
Danube Delta, Romania

A three day Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition International (Danube region) Summer School.

Comprehensive overview of the field of common gastroenterological problems in children including hepatology and nutrition. Presentation of interesting cases by participants included.

Proposed number of participants: 40-50. Participants interested in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition from countries of the Danube River basin and Balkan Region (Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, South Germany and also Albania, Montenegro, Greece, Turkey).


Language: English
Venue: Danube Delta-Puflene Resort, Murighiol, Romania http://www.pufleneresort.ro/en/
ESPGHAN will cover for each accepted delegate the following:

- Accomodation

- Catering

- Social Programme

- Course Material

We thank our EPP Partners for their support:

For more information on our Educational Partner Programme please click on the logos below.

ESPGHAN Balkan School
for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Programme



Day 1 - August 28, 2017

Arrival of participants and faculty. Transfer by bus from Otopeni Airport, Bucharest, Romania. Transfer from Bucharest Airport will take max. 4h.

15.00-16.30     Welcome (Tudor Pop)
                           Welcome and Introduction to ESPGHAN (Raanan Shamir)
                           Healthy nutrition in the first year of life (Raanan Shamir)
                           Importance of breast feeding

16.30-17.00     Coffee break

17.00-18:30    Acute gastroenteritis in children (Iva Hojsak)
                          Current ESPGHAN guidelines
                          Gastroesophageal reflux in children (Iva Hojsak)
                          ESPGHAN guidelines on the management of cows milk protein allergy (Nicolette Moes)

18.30-19.30    Case presentations (participants)

20.00                Welcome reception/dinner

Day 2 - August 29, 2017

09.00- 10.30    Complimentary feeding (Raanan Shamir)
                           Eosinophilic GIT disorders: (Gabor Veres)
                           Management of chronic constipation in childhood (Nikhil Thapar)

10.30-11.00    Coffee break

11.00-12.30     Irritable bowel syndrome in childhood (Nikhil Thapar)
                          Coeliac disease: (Jernej Dolinsek)
                          Epidemiology, pathogenesis
                          Diagnostic approach, treatment, role of patient organizations

12.30-13.30     Case presentations (participants)

13.30-14.30    Lunch

15.00-19.00     Boat trip in the Danube Delta

20.00                Traditional Romanian Dinner



Day 3 - August 30, 2017

9.00-11.00    Neonatal cholestasis (Florence Lacaille)
                       Metabolic liver disease (Florence Lacaille)
                       Acute liver failure (Tudor Pop)
                       Acute pancreatitis in children (Gabor Veres)

11.00-11.30     Coffee break

11.30-12.30    Case presentations (participants)

12.30-13.30    Nutrition support and enteral nutrition (Raanan Shamir)
                          Probiotics in paediatric gastroenterology (Iva Hojsak)

13.30-14.30     Lunch

14.30-15.30    Inflammatory bowel disease in children: (Gabor Veres)
                          Epidemiology, pathogenesis
                          Diagnostic approach, treatment options


15.30-16.30     Case presentations (participants)

16.30-17.00    Coffee break

17.00-18.30    H. pylori infection in children (Nicolette Moes)
                          GIT foreign bodies in children (Jernej Dolinsek)
                          How to write an abstract? (Nikhil Thapar)

18.30-19.30    What can ESPGHAN do for you? (Jernej Dolinsek)
                          Final evaluation and conclusion remarks (Jernej Dolinsek)

20.00                Reception, Dinner


Day 4 - August 31, 2017

Return home – Transfer to Otopeni Airport, Bucharest, Romania by bus (8.30)



We thank our EPP Partners for their support:
For more information on our Educational Partner Programme please click on the logos below.

ESPGHAN Faculty


Jernej Dolinšek, Slovenia (jernej_dolinsek@hotmail.com)
Iva Hojsak, Croatia (ivahojsak@gmail.com)
Florence Lacaille, France (florence.lacaille@aphp.fr)
Nicolette Moes, Belgium (ndmoes@hotmail.com)
Raanan Shamir, Israel  (raanan@shamirmd.com)
Nikhil Thapar, UK (n.thapar@ucl.ac.uk)
Gabor Veres, Hungary (veres.gabor@med.semmelweis-univ.hu)

We thank our EPP Partners for their support:
For more information on our Educational Partner Programme please click on the logos below.