ESPGHAN AHP Summer School (Cancelled)

General Information

General Information

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/nursing management to their patients. 
  • Have the chance to discuss their complex cases with the faculty/ other delegates in an interactive environment. 

The course language is English.

Application & Fees

Registration Deadline: June 06, 2020
Registration fee: EUR 100.00

A standard fee of EUR 100 will apply to attend the course.

The School is aimed at dietitians, nurses and other AHP (speech and language, psychology, OT) working in clinical pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.   

Kindly use the online application form on this page. Applications submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghan. Please do not make travel arrangements before receipt of a formal confirmation of acceptance from the ESPGHAN Office. The number of participants is limited and a selection will be made by the school organisers after the deadline. Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.

PROGRAMME

Day 1 - Thursday, September 10

15:30 - 16:00

Participant Registration

16.00-16.30

Welcome and introduction

16.30-16.50 

Pediatric nutrition assessment/status and screening tools (Sarah Macdonald)

16.50-17.20

Body Composition (Inês Asseiceira)

17:30-18:30

Group work: Practical application (Elena Banci, Inês Asseiceira , Sarah Macdonald)

19:30

Networking activity and dinner

 

Day 02 - Friday, September 11

08.30-10:30

Workshop I (Each student to participate in 3 workshops during the course)

Group 1. Parenteral nutrition (Sarah Macdonald, Joanne Brind)  

Group 2. Enteral nutrition (Eunice Goto, Inês Asseiceira) 

Group 3. Feeding disorders and tube weaning (Analou Sugar, Anna Blanco, Jackie Falconer)

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

10.50-11.20

Coeliac Disease (Paula Crespo - Escobar)  

11.20-11.50

IBD – etiology and medical management (Dr. Ester Donat) 

11.50-12.20

Nutritional management of IBD (Jackie Falconer)

12.20-12.40

Nursing management of IBD (Eunice Goto)  

12.40-13.10

Management of Chronic Disease (Anna Blanco)  

13.10-14.00

Lunch 

14.00- 15.30

 Critical Appraisal (Joaquim Calvo Lerma, Paula Crespo Escobar) 

15.30-16.30

 Session 1; Clinical cases- presented by delegates

16:30 - 16:50

Coffee Break

16.50-18.00 

Session 2 Clinical cases – presented by delegates

18.00-18.15

Feedback from Clinical Cases  

20:00

Networking activity and dinner  

Day 03 - Saturday, September 12

08.30-10.30

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

Group 1. Parenteral nutrition (Sarah Macdonald, Joanne Brind) 

Group 2. Enteral nutrition  (Eunice Goto, Inês Asseiceira) 

Group 3. Feeding disorders and tube weaning (Analou Sugar, Anna Blanco, Jackie Falconer)

10:30-10.50

Coffee Break

10.50-11.20  

Gastrointestinal food allergy and EGID’s (Dr. Ester Donat)   

11:20-11:50  

Nutritional management of gastrointestinal allergies (Jackie Falconer)

11.50-13.20

Session 3; Clinical cases-presented by delegates

13.20-14.15

Lunch

14.15-14.45

Parenteral nutrition – when, why and how? (Dr. Etna Masip) 

14.45-15.15

Nutritional management of short gut syndrome – clinical case (Sarah Macdonald)

15.15-15.35

 Nursing management of stomas  (Jo Brind)

15.35-16.05

Cystic Fibrosis (Joaquim Calvo – Lerma)

16.05-16.25

Group work: MyCyFAPP  (Joaquim Calvo- Lerma)

16:25-16:4

Coffee Break

16:40-17:40

Session 4; Clinical cases – presented by delegates

17.40-18.00

Feedback from Clinical Cases  

20:00

Networking activity and dinner  

Day 04 - Sunday, September 13

09.00 - 11.0

Workshop III (Each student to participate in 3 workshops during the course) 

Group 1. Parenteral nutrition (Sarah Macdonald, Joanne Brind) 

Group 2. Enteral nutrition  (Eunice Goto, Inês Asseiceira) 

Group 3. Feeding disorders and tube weaning (Analou Sugar, Anna Blanco, Jackie Falconer)

11.00-11.20

Coffee Break

11.20-11.50

Functional GI disorders  

11.50-12.10 

Use of probiotics in GI disease (Dr. Etna Masip)

12.10-12.40

Blenderised diets  (Sarah Macdonald, Inês Asseiceira)

12.40-13.00 

Closing Comments (Jackie Falconer)

Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 3 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Travel Refund up EUR 300
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme  
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 

CONTACT

If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 9000 401
Email: office@espghan.org