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19 ANNUAL COURSE IN                                     TH                        PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY             ...
APPLICATION FORM              I would like to attend the 19th Paediatric Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Course              ...
19th ANNUAL COURSE IN PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY                            & ENDOSCOPYPROGRAMMEMonday 12th January08.55 ...
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  1. 1. 19 ANNUAL COURSE IN TH PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND ENDOSCOPY MONDAY 12 – WEDNESDAY 14 JANUARY 2009 TH TH APPLICATION FORMThis annual course, now in its 19th consecutive year, is directed at trainees and consultants inpaediatric gastroenterology, as well as general paediatricians who have an interest in this field. Thecourse provides an annual update of advances in gastroenterology, at both the clinical and researchlevels. We attempt to provide a bridge between recent advances in the basic sciences as applied toclinical practice, and to bring a pragmatic approach to patient interaction.Endoscopy is standard practice in specialist GI units and an essential part of diagnosis in manyintestinal disorders. The third day of the course concentrates on aspects of endoscopy from preparingthe patient through therapeutic manoeuvres to histological interpretation, and will also feature livecases, hands-on simulator training, and informal interaction with experts in the field. It should be ofinterest to both in-training and established paediatric GI endoscopists as well as to paediatricians whorefer children for endoscopic procedures.This year’s course will include the following topics:-Prevention and rapid diagnosis of coeliac disease, reflux disease, impedance, constipation, functionalabdominal pain, interventional radiology, intestinal stem cells in health and disease, the genetic era ofcongenital enteropathies, faecal transplantation as therapy, eosinophilic diseases, IBD (advances insurgery, biological therapies, histological diagnosis, adolescence), perception and avoidance of foodallergy, immune regulation, “Meet the Expert” group sessions with the course speakers, andendoscopy (live video, safety, training, virtual/capsule, PEG’s, stoma care, simulators, and colon in thebox).GeneralThe course fee (£480, trainees £240) includes VAT, tuition and catering. We also provide theimportant opportunity for social interaction and relaxed informal discussion with a welcome reception(Monday) and course dinner (Tuesday), both of which are included in the course fee. Accommodationsuggestions will be provided to individual registrants as required. For further information, pleasecontact: Mrs Rivka Persoff, Course Manager e-mail: r.persoff@medsch.ucl.ac.uk or a.phillips@medsch.ucl.ac.uk Tel:+44 (0) 207 830 2779, Fax:+44 (0) 207 830 2146 (if using e-mail, please include your full postal address) 1
  2. 2. APPLICATION FORM I would like to attend the 19th Paediatric Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Course 12th – 14th January 2009 Course fee: ❏ £480 Reduced fee for trainees: ❏ £240Please complete the following:-*I will be able/unable attend the Course Dinner on Tuesday 13th JanuarySpecial Diet required ❏ Please state:....................................................................................................Surname.......................................................................................... (Prof/Dr/Mr/Mrs/Ms)Forename …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Job Title …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Department …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Hospital Address …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Postcode.....................................................E-mail address (essential) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Telephone (daytime) …………………………………………..................................................................Fax (daytime) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….If you wish to submit an abstract of an interesting case for presentation during the course, orbring histological slides for discussion please tick ❏ and e-mail r.persoff@medsch.ucl.ac.uk Closing Date for applications: Friday 2nd January 2009Please return completed form and payment to Course Manager, Centre for PaediatricGastroenterology, Lower Ground Floor, The Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, LondonNW3 2QG. Cheques should be made payable to ‘The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust a/c 07580’.The course organisers cannot accept liability for costs incurred in the event of a course having tobe cancelled as a result of circumstances beyond their control 2
  3. 3. 19th ANNUAL COURSE IN PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY & ENDOSCOPYPROGRAMMEMonday 12th January08.55 - 09.00 Introduction and Welcome – Prof Alan Phillips09.00 - 09.45 Russel Viner – Obesity09.45 - 10.30 Carlo Catassi – Can coeliac disease be prevented?10.30 -11.00 COFFEE11.00 - 11.45 Camilla Salvestrini - Point of contact testing11.45 - 12.30 Marc Beninga – Functional abdominal pain12.30 - 13.15 Keith Lindley – Gastro oesophageal reflux13.15 - 14.00 LUNCH and ENDOSCOPY SIMULATOR SESSION14.00 - 14.45: Mark Furman - Rotavirus vaccine14.45 - 15.30: Alex Barnacle – Interventional radiology in gastroenterology15.30 - 16.00 TEA16.00 - 16.45 RFH Speech Therapist - Feeding disorders16.45 - 17.30 Carina Venter – Food allergy real and imagined17.30 onwards: WELCOME RECEPTION IN THE ATRIUMWith thanks to our Sponsors Danone Babyfood Division: Cow & Gate and Milupa AptamilTuesday 13th January09.00 - 09.45: Professor Sir Nicholas Wright - Intestinal stem cells in health and disease.09.45 - 10.30: Richard Thompson – Congenital enteropathies: the genetic era10.30 - 11.00 COFFEE11.00 - 11.40 Eric Hassal - Eosinophilic Diseases11.40 – 11.50 Sam Bejhati - Colonic eosinophilia11.50 – 12.30 Sylvia Salvatore – Impedance and reflux12.30 - 13.15 Alessio Fasano - Physiology of gut permeability13.15 - 14.00 LUNCH and ENDOSCOPY SIMULATOR SESSION14.00 - 14.45 Simon Murch – Immune regulation14.45 - 15.30 George du Toit – Can food allergy be avoided15.30 - 16.00 TEA16.00 - 17.00 Meet the Experts.Functional Problems IBD Allergy Feeding Coeliac Disease RefluxM Benninga F Torrente C Salvestrini R S-Bonner C Catassi E Hassel C Murray G du Toit A Fasano M Furman17.00 - 18.00 Keynote Lecture Prof Joep Bartelsman Amsterdam - Faecal transplantation.18.30 COURSE DINNER at Artigiano, in Belsize Park VillageWednesday 14th January Endoscopy / IBD Day08.55 - 09.00 Introduction and Welcome – Franco Torrente Co-current with LIVE ENDOSCOPY09.00 - 09.30 Mike Thomson - Endoscopy Training Guidelines09.30 – 10.00 Franco Torrente – Endoscopy in IBD10.00 - 10.30 Owen Epstein – Virtual and capsule colonoscopy10.30 -11.00 COFFEE Co-current with LIVE ENDOSCOPY11.00 - 11.30 Rob Heuschkel – Immune suppression and biological therapy11.30 - 12.00 Richard Cohen – Advances in IBD surgery12.00 - 12.30 Mark Hamilton – Adolescent IBD12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH and ENDOSCOPY SIMULATOR SESSION13.30 – 14.00 Eric Hassel – Safety in Endoscopy14.00 – 15.30 Interactive sessions: Simulator and Colon in the box training IBD nurse specialist PEG’s, tubes, etc Stoma care IBD histology (Dr Alan Bates)16.00 Wrap-up 3
  4. 4. 19th ANNUAL COURSE IN PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY & ENDOSCOPY Course Director: Prof Alan Phillips Faculty Members Dr Alex Barnacle, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK Dr Sam Bejhati, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Dr Marc Benninga, Amsterdam Medical Centre, The Netherlands Dr Carlo Catassi, University of Ancona, Italy Dr Richard Cohen, University College London Hospital, UK Dr George du Toit, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London, UK Prof Owen Epstein, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Prof Alessio Fasano, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA Dr Mark Furman, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Dr Mark Hamilton, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Dr Eric Hassall, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada Dr Rob Heuschkel, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK Dr Keith Lindley, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK Prof Simon Murch, University of Warwick, Warwick, UK Dr Charles Murray, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Dr Silvia Salvatore, Clinica Pediatrica di Varese, Italy Dr Camilla Salvestrini, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Dr Richard Thompson, Kings’ College Hospital, London, UK Dr Mike Thomson, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, UK Dr Franco Torrente, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Ms Carina Venter, The David Hide Asthma & Allergy Research Centre, Isle of Wight, UK Dr Russell Viner, University College London Hospital, UK Prof John Walker-Smith, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Prof Sir Nicholas Wright, Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UKCONTACT DETAILS: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE E-MAIL, FAX or WRITE to:Mrs Rivka Persoff,Course Manager,Centre for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Lower Ground Floor,Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK.E-mail: r.persoff@medsch.ucl.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0) 207 830 2779 Fax: +44 (0) 207 830 2146 4

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