AHP Summer School

September 08 - 11, 2022
LISBON, PORTUGAL

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

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.   

This school is supported by the ESPGHAN Education Partner Programme.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

This school is planned for onsite participation only. We will be carefully monitoring the situation in Portugal and Europe as well as national COVID-19 regulations. ESPGHAN reserves the right to postpone/cancel the course or change its current format if deemed necessary to protect the health of our delegates, faculty and staff.

For more information please contact the ESPGHAN Office.

Application & Fees

Application Deadline July10th 2022.
Registration fee:  EUR 100.00
A standard fee of EUR 100 will apply to attend the course.

Application process: Applicants will be required to upload the following documents:

  • Recommendation letter from an ESPGHAN member (any type) in good standing
  • Motivational letter
  • CV

Selected applicants will be invited to submit a clinical cases they would like to present and discuss during the course. 

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

Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - Thursday, September 08

15:00 - 16:00 Registrations with Tea/Coffee  
16:00 - 16:30 Brief introductions by delegates Welcome and introduction
16:30 - 17:00 Lecture: Faltering growth 
17:00 - 18:00 Work Group: Pediatric nutrition screening tools and Malnutrition identification and characterization

Social activity and dinner

Day 02 - Friday, September 09

Morning session 1
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. Body composition – Advanced Nutrition Centre 
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

Morning session 2
10:50 - 12:20 Work Groups: Scientific evidence in nutrition: Critical appraisal 
12:20 - 12:50 Lecture: Nutritional management in Cystic Fibrosis
12:50 - 13:50 Lunch

Afternoon session 1
13:50 - 14:20 Lecture: Nutrition in early life - the big deal 
14:20 - 14:50 Lecture: Nutrition issues in preterm infants: new challenges for old problems
14:50 - 15:10 Lecture: Nutritional management of short gut syndrome – clinical case
15:10 - 15:40 Lecture: Nutrient Sources in Parenteral Nutrition clinical cases
15:40 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee

Afternoon session 2
16:00 - 17:30 Session 2 Clinical cases – presented by delegates
Feedback from Clinical Cases

Social activity and dinner

Day 03 - Saturday, September 10

Morning session 1

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. Body composition – Advanced Nutrition centre 
10:30 - 10:50 Tea/Coffee

Morning session 1

10:50 - 11:20 Lecture: Celiac disease and other related gluten diseases 
11:20 - 11:50 Lecture: Nutritional intervention in Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity 
11:50 - 12:20 Lecture: Biomarkers of liver disease: Interpretation and clinical relevance 
12:20 - 13:20 Lunch

Afternoon session 1

13:20 - 14:10 Lecture: IBD - Etiology and medical management 
14:10 - 14:40 Lecture: Nutritional management in IBD 
14:40 - 15:10 Lecture: Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases in Children 
15:10 - 15:40 Lecture: Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal exclusion diets 
15:40 - 16:00 Tea/Coffee

Afternoon session 2

16:00 - 18:00 Session 2 Clinical cases – presented by delegates
Feedback from Clinical Cases

Day 04 - Sunday, September 11

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. Body composition – Advanced Nutrition centre 
10:30 - 10:50 Tea/Coffee

Morning session 2

10:50 - 11:20 Lecture: Children with neurological impairment 
11:20 - 11:50: Lecture: Blended diets 
11:50 - 12:10 Lecture: Pediatric obesity: new challenges on nutritional intervention 

Closing remarks

 

Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 3 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Travel Refund up EUR 200
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme  
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 

 

Faculty

coming soon

CONTACT

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