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6TH ANNUAL GLOBAL GROWTH SUMMIT 2022
Join us for this two day virtual event that focuses on Advancing Nutrition Science for Optimal Childhood Growth. Hear from an expert panel as they discuss a variety of topics including the impact of COVID-19 on children with the double burden of undernutrition and overnutrition; Continuum of care for hospitalised children at risk of nutritional decline; Dynamics of linear bone growth and catch-up growth from child to adolescent; Nutrition-focused physical exam case studies; and more.
THE EVOLVING NHS LANDSCAPE AND ITS DRIVE TO POPULATION HEALTH: WHERE DOES NUTRITION FIT IN?
In this course, Judy Willits will highlight the changes that are happening in the NHS with regards to plans, priorities, and structure; review commissioning and services and how COVID-19 has impacted funding; and discuss how to align the role of nutrition to this changing landscape. Originally presented as a live webinar on 8 December 2021.
HEALTH INEQUALITIES IN PAEDIATRIC ALLERGY: HOW CAN WE IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES IN BLACK, ASIAN AND MINORITY ETHNIC (BAME) COMMUNITIES?
In this course, Dr Nick Makwana will describe how multi-ethnic communities have less consistent access to specialist NHS care; discuss the evidence demonstrating a higher incidence of anaphylaxis and food allergies in the UK BAME population compared to Caucasian population groups; highlight the barriers that are faced accessing healthcare; and discuss what measures need to be implemented to improve health outcomes in allergy for multi-ethnic communities. Originally presented as a live webinar on 7 December 2021.
ESTIMATING ADULT NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS USING THE PENG POCKET GUIDE TO CLINICAL NUTRITION: PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE
In this course, Dr Elizabeth Weekes, Bruno Mafrici, Dr Clare Soulsby, and Danielle Judges, will discuss ways to estimate energy, protein and fluid requirements using the PENG Pocket Guide to Clinical Nutrition; share how to estimate nutritional requirements in different patient groups; and describe how to apply these nutritional requirement estimations in both the acute and community settings. Originally presented as a live webinar on 7 October 2021.
THE INFANT'S MICROBIOME “SOCIAL NETWORK”
In this course, Liam O’Mahony, PHD, will highlight the importance of the microbiome in early life immune development and protection from allergic disorders; summarise the factors that influence early life microbiome development; discuss the potential impact of COVID-19 on microbiome development; and identify dietary factors that support microbiome-immune system interactions. Originally presented as a live webinar on 8 September 2021.
MUSCLE MATTERS: NEW INSIGHTS ON THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN NUTRITION, INFLAMMATION AND METABOLISM
In this course, Joel Cramer, PhD, FACSM, FNSCA, FISSN, and Phillip J Atherton, PhD, AFHEA, will present the definition of metabolic flexibility and sarcopenia; summarise the differences in fat and carbohydrate utilisation between sarcopenia and non-sarcopenia; discuss the role of muscle in metabolic dysfunction, inflammation, glucose control, and muscle loss in diabetes; and describe the increased risk of insulin resistance in ageing and diabetic skeletal muscle. Originally presented at the ESPEN 2021 Virtual Congress ANHI Symposium.
LET'S TALK TOLERANCE: OPTIMISING NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT AND PATIENT OUTCOMES IN THE NEURO ICU AND BEYOND
In this course, Vicky Davies will talk about the symptoms of gastrointestinal intolerance; discuss local strategies for improving nutritional support and feeding tolerance in the neuro intensive care setting; and review the processes that can be used to address feeding intolerance in other clinical settings.
NUTRITION IN WOUND CARE: ESSENTIAL ASPECTS TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES
In this UK hosted course, you’ll describe the impact of poor nutrition on wound healing; recognise the importance of early detection of poor nutrition on wound healing; and identify strategies to improve nutrition in the patient with a wound. Originally presented as a live webinar on 20 May, 2021.
HMO UPDATE: CLINICAL EVIDENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
In this course, John T Stutts, MD, MPH, defines human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs); summarises the potential direct and indirect effects of HMOs in infants; and reviews the current evidence for the role of HMOs in clinical practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on 6 May, 2021.