AHP Summer School

Allied Health Professional Summer School

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.


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: Malnutrition   

17:30 - 18:00 Lecture: Pediatric nutrition screening tools  

18:00 - 18:30 Lecture: Non organic failure to thrive – feeding disorders    

19:30 Social activity and dinner 

  

Day 2: Friday 13th September, 2019 

08:30 – 09:00 Lecture: Celiac Disease – etiology and diagnosis

09:00 – 09:20 Lecture: Celiac Disease – dietary management   

09:20 – 09:50 Lecture: IBD – etiology and medical management 

09:50 – 10:10 Lecture: Nutritional management in IBD

10:10 –  10:30 Lecture: Nursing management in IBD

10:40 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee 

11:00 – 13:00 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)  

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch 

14:00 – 14:30 Lecture: Cystic Fibrosis

14:30 – 15:00 Lecture: Cystic Fibrosis – nutritional management  

15:00 – 15:30 Lecture: Psychology of chronic disease 

15:30 – 16:00 Tea / Coffee 

16:00 – 17:00 Difficult cases- presented by delegates  

19:30 Social activity and dinner 

 

Day 3: Saturday 14th September, 2019 

08:30 - 09:00 Parenteral nutrition – when, why and how?  

09:00 - 09:25 Nutritional management of short gut syndrome  

09:25 - 09:40 Clinical case 

09:40 - 10:10 Nursing management of central venous catheters and stomas  

10:10 - 10:25 Clinical case 

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break 

11:00 - 11:30 Gastrointestinal food allergy  

11:30 - 12:00 Nutritional management of gastrointestinal allergies   

12:00 - 12:30 Nutritional risks of elimination diets  

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch 

14:00 – 16:00 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) 

16:00 - 16:30 Tea/Coffee 

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

19:30 Social activity and dinner 


Faculty:


Sarah Macdonald (UK), dietitian, local organiser 

Jackie Falconer (UK), dietitian, local organiser 

Paula Crespo Escobar (Spain), dietitian  

Joaquim Calvo Lerma (Spain), dietitian