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Southampton Practical Nutrition Support Course 2018

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Best Western Chilworth Manor Hotel

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Course Aims:

The aim of the course is to provide a broad foundation of knowledge in clinical nutrition, nutritional assessment and nutrition support. Whilst primarily aimed towards trainees the course is relevant for consultants in all specialties, 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 and is endorsed by the BAPEN Education and Training committee.

The course is interactive with a variety of case-based lectures and practical workshops, a quiz and debate. To facilitate this delegate places are limited to 30.


Course Objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of the basic science of clinical nutrition

  • To be able to recognise ,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 complications and how to manage them

  • 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, Dr Trevor Smith & Dr Emily Clarke - Consultant Gastroenterologists

Southampton Nutrition Support and Intestinal Failure Service


Cost: £300 (inclusive of registration, course dinner, evening symposium, lunch and refreshments)

Accommodation: Delegates should make their own arrangements to book accommodation


Cancellation policy: Full refund if cancellation received in writing by 20th September 2018. No refund will be offered after that date


Contact: cnesouthampton@gmail.com


Draft programme and details available on the CNE website

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