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Southampton Practical Nutrition Support Course 2017

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Course Aims:

The aim of the course is to provide a broad foundation of knowledge in clinical nutrition and nutrition support to enable gastroenterology trainees to assess and manage patients with malnutrition. Whilst primarily aimed at trainees the course topics are relevant for consultants, surgical trainees, general practitioners and allied health professionals with an interest in nutrition and intestinal failure.

The course will address the major areas of the Joint Royal Colleges Postgraduate Training Board (JRCPTB) curriculum in basic nutrition for gastroenterology trainees. Endorsement of the course by BAPEN has been requested.


Course Objectives:

To provide an understanding of the basic science of clinical nutrition

To be able to recognise and assess for malnutrition

To provide a structured approach in assessing the indications for nutritional support

To be able to calculate nutritional requirements and formulate a prescription for enteral or parenteral support

To increase awareness of the role of the nutrition support team

To be familiar with different types of enteral tubes, be aware of their complications and how to manage those

To be able to assess and manage patients with intestinal failure associated with short bowel syndrome, enteric fistulae, dysmotility, mechanical obstruction and extensive mucosal disease

To be aware of the ethical dilemmas around providing nutritional support


Course Organisers:

Dr Charlotte Rutter and Dr Trevor Smith - Consultant Gastroenterologists


Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancellation received in writing by 24th September 2017. No refund will be offered after that date


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