Paediatric Advanced Disease in Practice

22 October 2021 at 9:00am - 4:00pm (AEDT, Canberra/Sydney/Melbourne)
22 October 2021 at 8:30am - 3:30pm (ACDT)
22 October 2021 at 6:00am - 1:00pm (AWST)
22 October 2021 at 8:00am - 3:00pm (AEST)

Due to the interactive nature of this course, it will be live only (not recorded). Please do not register if you cannot attend the date/time listed. 

The Centre for Advanced Learning (CAL) and Child Health in Life and Disease (ChildD) are excited to bring you the one-day 'Paediatric Advanced Disease in Practice' virtual course as part of the National Paediatric Training Course. 

Learning Objectives:

Ketogenic Diet:

  • To be able to describe the ketogenic diet and how it works.
  • To be aware of the efficacy of the diet, and whom it benefits.
  • To be able to describe the classical ketogenic diet and its components.
  • The ability to plan for a classical ketogenic diet, including dietary calculations, recipe development, as well as the admission process.
  • To be able to describe the modified ketogenic diet and its components.
  • The ability to plan for a modified ketogenic diet, and know its advantages.
  • To describe the side effects of the ketogenic diet.
  • To be familiar with ongoing monitoring and trouble shooting of the ketogenic diet.
  • Give appropriate advice on managing low and high ketones, hypoglycemia and illness when on the ketogenic diet. 

 

Metabolic Medicine:

  • To understand the processes of cellular metabolism, and to understand inborn errors of metabolism and how they are inherited.
  • To become familiar with the overarching principles of the nutritional management of inborn errors of metabolism.
  • To understand hyperammonaemia and its consequences.
  • To describe common inborn errors of metabolism, understand the goals of nutrition management of those disorders, and the monitoring required.
  • To be able to accurately count grams of dietary protein.
  • To be able to plan a low protein diet.
  • To be able to prescribe appropriate protein substitutes.
  • To understand the purpose of unwell regimens in inborn errors of metabolism, to know how to plan them and when to initiate them. 

 

Parenteral Nutrition

  • Identify indications and contraindications for PN in children. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of physical access requirements to administer PN.
  • Know the safe upper and lower limits of fluid, protein, fat, glucose administration. 
  • Establish micronutrients requirements including electrolytes, trace elements, vitamins and minerals 
  • Demonstrate safe and effective practice in initiating PN. 
  • Monitor tolerance and requirements of PN in the paediatric patient. 
  • Identify potential complications to prevent and treat them as they occur. 
  • Implement cyclic PN. 
  • Identify paediatric patients approporiate for Home PN and monitoring. 

 

Advanced Gastroenterology and Hepatology: 

  • Calculate micro and macro nutrient requirements of a child with liver disease.
  • Describe common complications of liver disease and understand nutritional approaches to manage these.
  • Understand the complexities around the nutritional management of a child with short bowel syndrome.
  • Accurately describe the different types of short bowel syndrome and the nutritional management goal of each type.
  • Understand the stages of bowel adaptation and outline the nutritional strategies for each stage.
  • Devise appropriate meal plans for children with short bowel syndrome and liver failure. 

 

Educators: 

Julia Fox has been a clinical paediatric dietitian for over 15 years and is currently the Clinical Leader of Dietetic Services for Surgical and Gastroenterology services at a large tertiary hospital in Queensland. Julia is a recognised leader in the clinical dietetic management of children with dependence on parenteral nutrition, and the nutritional management of children with complex gastrointestinal disorders and has presented at national and international scientific meetings on these areas. Julia has utilised her skills to advocate for and achieve formal improvements in service delivery, particularly in the area of parenteral nutrition. Julia is on the council for Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) and recently established and chairs the Paediatric Committee for AuSPEN. 

Catherine Bonifant has been a clinical paediatric dietitian for over 20 years, and is currently undertaking consultancy work within private enterprise. Catherine was a Clinical Leader of Dietetic Services at the Queensland Children's Hospital for 8 years, and was a Clinical Specialist Dietitian at the Royal Children's Hospital for nearly 10 years prior to this. Catherine has been a recognised leader in the clinical dietetic management of inborn errors of metabolism, and the nutritional management of respiratory disorders, including cystic fibrosis, and has presented at national and international scientific meetings on these areas. Additionally, Catherine has authored book chapters, journal articles and conference abstracts on these topics. Catherine has previously work at Nutrition Australia within the Childcare Advisory Service, with Save the Children Fund, in private practice, and with elite athletes and teams. Catherine has a special interest in infant and pre-school nutrition, and in nutrition education and advocacy. Catherine is an Accredited Practising Dietitian. 

 

Schedule: 

9:00am - 9:30am   Welcome and introductions
9:30am - 12:00pm  Ketogenic diets and metabolic medicine
12:00pm - 12:30pm   Lunch break
12:30pm - 2:30pm   PN 
 2:30pm-4:00pm  Gastroenterology
4:00pm   Close

 

Pre-Reading: You will be uploaded to the Learning Management System (LMS) on 15 October to access pre-reading materials before the live course on 22 October.

Access to the course: Those who register by 14 October will have access to the LMS from 15 October. Those who register after 14 October will be uploaded to the LMS on 21 October. Access to the LMS will end of all registrants on 29 October. Any materials you wish to keep must be downloaded by 29 October 2021. 

CPD Logs: Your CPD logs will be automatically updated after this course. This course is worth 14 CPD hours (including both pre-reading and course time). 

Certificate:
You will be emailed your Professional Certificate within 1-3 business days of the live course.  



Due to the interactive nature of this course, it will be live only (not recorded). Please do not register if you cannot attend the date/time listed. 

 

DA Members: $210 | Non-Members: $290

When
22/10/2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where
AUSTRALIA

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