2017 IrSPEN Conference & Policy Seminar
Tuesday 28th March, 2017, 8.00 – 18.00hr
Nutrition and Metabolism in Disease Management:
A New Era in Medicine
Policy Seminar Programme
Key Topics include:
Tackling Complex Obesity: Prevention vs treatment
Bariatric surgery as metabolic medicine
Home Enteral Nutrition in Ireland: Guidelines into practice
Intestinal Failure Patients: a national programme for Ireland
Optimal Nutritional Care for All: where to next?
Nutritional approaches to cancer: implications for practice
Nutrition and the microbiome in health and disease
TILDA insights into nutrition and frailty
Surgery in GI cancer vs bariatric surgery
Hot topics in clinical nutrition
Nutrition Assessment methods: what’s new
Expert speakers and panellists include:
Professor Rose Kenny, Trinity College Dublin
Professor Patricia Kearney, University College Cork
Professor Francesco Rubino, Kings College Hospital London
Dr. Francis Finucane, Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway
Professor Carel Le Roux, University College Dublin
Professor John Reynolds, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. David Kevans, St. James’s Hospital
Carmel O Hanlon, Beaumont Hospital
Niamh Maher, Health Service Executive
And many more.
4th ESPEN Workshop
Cancer and Nutrition
Date 23–24 October 2016
Venue: Kaiserin Friedrich-Haus, Berlin, Germany www.kaiserin-friedrich-stiftung.de Initiator: The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Organising Committee: Philip Calder (Chair ESPEN Scientific Committee) Jann Arends (ESPEN Workshop Chairman) Structure:
- Opening keynote lecture
- 4 “sessions” each with 2–3 speakers and a good discussion period
- Final round table discussion involving all speakers
Webinar1016: Microbome: Research Update and Cutting Edge Application
October 19th, 2016 4-5.30pm GMT-5 Description Join an expert faculty panel to learn more about the gut microbiome. The focus will be on the gut microbiome in health and disease. There will also be discussion on how the gut microbiota and its fermentation and metabolic byproducts are disrupted by a multitude of factors and the impact this disruption has on disease risk and prevention. Learning Objectives
- Describe the gut microbiome and its role in health and disease
- Summarize how the gut microbiome and its fermentation byproducts are affected by diet, antibiotics, and stress
- Propose applications of the gut microbiome in nutrition support
Full details and registration here
Nutrition in the Older Adult
LLL Live Module Topic 36
Saturday, 26 November, 2016
This live module will be held in conjunction with the RCPI on Saturday, 26 November, 2016 at the RCPI, Setanta House, Setanta Place, Dublin 2.
The subject is Nutrition in the Older Adult (LLL Topic 36).
Participants could gain ESPEN LLL credits for attending each live module and passing the short MCQ test (30 mins) associated with each module. In order to be eligible to take the test, you must be registered as an LLL programme user.
More details on how to do this will be sent to you once you register with the RCPI for the module.
Professor Remy Meier (Switzerland) TLLL
Dr. David Robinson (Dublin)
Dr. Orla Crosbie (Cork)
Dr. Clare Corish (Dublin)
Ms. Carmel O’Hanlon (Dublin) TLLL/Moderator
Full details and registration instructions here
Tailored Nutrition Support across Different Healthcare Settings
24th November, 2016 at 5pm, Royal College of Physicians, No. 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
It is our pleasure to invite you to the Tailored Nutrition Support across Different Healthcare Settings, an evening educational meeting, on the 24th November in the royal College of Physicians, Dublin. At this meeting, we are excited to facilitate education and learning with two different workshop options. Choose from either workshop; Option 1: Aging and Nutrition, or Option 2: Nutrition & The Gut.
Please confirm your attendance and workshop choice by completing the online registration form at www.nutricia.ie/events by close of business on Friday the 18th November.
We hope that you will be able to join us in the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin for what promises to be a great event.
Head of Medical Affairs
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