AHP Summer School

Application Deadline: 07.07.2019



Registration Fee

General (50.00€)


Allied Health Professionals Summer School  

“EN, PN and Basic Science” 


September 12-15, 2019

Oxford Worcester College - UK


Allied health professionals include dietitians, nurses, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and psychologists. Involvement with national and international societies, attendance at relevant educational meeting along with participation in summer schools enables AHP’s to be up to date with the latest evidence and knowledge.  


The ESPGHAN AHP Committee Summer School is designed to:  

  • offer a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional conditions providing knowledge and practical training in an interactive environment 
  • offer unique opportunities to learn from and interact with an expert faculty from various European centres, as well as participants from around the world. 
  • give delegates the opportunity to present their work and/or research and receive feedback from the faculty. 

After the Summer School, participants should:  

  • Have an overview of the conditions covered with access to  up to date literature/guidelines  
  • Have the chance to discuss how to practically deliver appropriate nutrition to these patients  
  • Have the chance to discuss their complex cases with the faculty/ other delegates in an interactive environment. 

Participants: 

The School is aimed at dietitians, nurses and other AHP (speech and language, psychology, OT) involved in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. No specific background is requested.  

Expected numbers: 30-35 participants.  


Costs and registration: 

Participants are expected to pay a nominal fee of 50€ for the AHP Summer School. ESPGHAN will cover accommodation, catering, attendance to the social activities as well as up to 300 EUR travel refund for participants.


Applications: To apply for the 2019 AHP Summer School, applicants will be requested to submit a short CV, a motivation letter and a support letter from an ESPGHAN member.

Please note that selected applicants will be invited to submit a case report (difficult case) they would like to discuss during the course.


Meeting venue and accommodation

The AHP Summer school will be held at the Worcester College in Oxford and participants will be accommodated in the College hotel rooms.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME


Day 1: Thursday 12th September, 2019 

 15:30 Registrations 

 

16:00 Tea/Coffee 

16.30 –17.00 Welcome and introduction 

Brief introductions by delegates 

17:00 – 17:30 Lecture: Paediatric nutrition assessment/status and screening tools  

17:30 – 18:30 Group work: Practical application   

19:30 Social activity and dinner 

 

Day 2: Friday 13th September, 2019 

08.30 – 10:30 Workshop I (Each student to participate in 3 workshops during the course) 

  • Group 1. Parenteral nutrition 
  • Group 2. Enteral nutrition   
  • Group 3. Approach to research (How to read and how to write a scientific article, how to present a case study)  

10:30 – 10:50 Tea/Coffee 

10.50 – 11.20 Lecture: Feeding disorders (Analou Sugar)

11.20 – 11.50 Lecture: Psychological assessment and management

11.50 – 12.20 Lecture: Tube weaning – (Analou Sugar)

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 

13.30 – 14.00 Lecture Cystic Fibrosis (Joaquim Calvo Lerma)

14.00 – 14.30 Lecture Celiac Disease (Paula Crespo Escobar)   

14.30 – 15.00 Lecture IBD – etiology and medical management (Dr Jenny Epstein) 

15.00 – 15.20 Lecture Nutritional management in IBD (Jackie Falconer)

15.20 –15.40  Lecture: Nursing management in IBD (Eunice Goto)

15:40 – 16:00 Tea / Coffee 

16:00 – 18:00 Difficult cases- presented by delegates  

20.00  Dinner

 

Day 3: Saturday 14th September, 2019  

08.30 – 10.30 Workshop II (Each student to participate in 3 workshops during the course) 

  • Group 1. Parenteral nutrition  
  • Group 2. Enteral nutrition   
  • Group 3. Approach to research (How to read and how to write a scientific article, how to present a case study)  

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break 

10.50 – 11:20 Gastrointestinal food allergy and EGID’s (Dr Jenny Epstein) 

11:20 – 11:50 Nutritional management of gastrointestinal allergies (Sarah Macdonald)

11:50 – 12:20 Psychology coping with chronic disease

12:20 – 13:20 Difficult cases – presented by delegates

13:20 - 14:15 Lunch 

14:15 – 14:45 Parenteral nutrition – when, why and how? (Dr Jonathan Hind) 

14:45 – 15:15 Nutritional management of short gut syndrome – clinical case (Sarah Macdonald)  

15:15- 15:40 Liver disease (Dr Jonathan Hind)

15:40 – 16:10 Dietary management of liver disease (Sara Mancell) 

16:10 - 16:30 Tea/Coffee 

16:30 – 17:30 Difficult cases – presented by delegates 

18.00 Social activity and dinner 


Day 4: Sunday, 15th September, 2019 

09:00 – 11:00 Workshop III (Each student to participate in 3 workshops during the course) 

  • Group 1. Parenteral nutrition  
  • Group 2. Enteral nutrition   
  • Group 3. Approach to research (How to read and how to write a scientific article, how to present a case study

11:00 – 11:30 Tea/Coffee 

11:30 – 11:50 Lecture: Feeding the child with Cerebral Palsy (Jackie Falconer)

11.50 – 12.10 Lecture: Blenderised diets (Sara Mancell/Macdonald)

12:10 – 12:30 Lecture: Nursing management of constipation (Jo Brind)

12.30 – 13:00 Group work: MyCyFAPP (Joaquim Calvo Lerma)

13.00 –  14.00 Lunch

Individual departures 


Faculty:


Sarah Macdonald (UK), dietitian, local organiser 

Jackie Falconer (UK), dietitian, local organiser 

Paula Crespo Escobar (Spain), dietitian  

Joaquim Calvo Lerma (Spain), dietitian

Jenny Epstein (UK), medical doctor

Jonathan Hind (UK), medical doctor

Analou Sugar (UK), Speech And Language Therapist

Sara Mancell (UK), dietician, ESPGHAN Hepathology Committee Rep.