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5 Reasons to Join IrSPEN!

We welcome new members from all healthcare professions.  Be part of an organisation that really makes a difference. Join IrSPEN today and help us to advance Ireland as a model of best practice in nutritional care.


1. Updates and Online Resources

  • Become a member of IrSPEN and get our newsletter with priority mailings and key updates in the field of nutrition support
  • Our website is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for clinical nutrition support including upcoming events and recently published reviews and papers on specialist topics

2. Professional Resources

3. Education

  • Advanced notice and opportunity to register and attend live LLL modules in Ireland for health professionals interested in undertaking the ESPEN Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (LLL programme)
  • Gain CPD credits from the RCPI (as a compulsory part of your SpR training) and LLL credits towards an internationally recognised qualification
  • Exclusive access to online educational resources (currently in development)

4. IrSPEN Conference

  • Substantial registration rate discounts for IrSPEN members at our biennial conference
  • A forum where professionals from all disciplines can work together to improve standards of nutritional care in Ireland
  • If you are interested in presenting at our next Conference in 2015,
    please contact us

5. Networking

  • Opportunities for members to participate in one of our committees/working groups, with vacancies to be notified on our website and newsletters
  • By joining IrSPEN you can get involved in a variety of active projects allowing you to network with people with similar interests