ESPEN course on screening and assessment (Nov 9-10 2017) in Amsterdam

September 14th, 2017

The hands-on course in nutritional screening and assessment gives theoretical backgrounds to the methods used in screening and assessment. More importantly, there is plenty of room to practice with for example bio-electrical impedance, indirect calorimetry, Bodpod, anthropometry, functional assessment, (theory of) CT scan analyses and DEXA scans.
The course will offer an exciting opportunity for those who want to improve their theoretical and practical skills in screening and assessment of nutritional status.
If you are interested, please apply within one week.
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Final program for the ESPEN Experts’ Course “Good Pharmaceutical Practices for PN Compounding”

September 14th, 2017

We are pleased to announce the final programm of the 2nd edition of the ESPEN’s Expert Course: Good Pharmaceutical Practices for Parenteral Nutrition Compounding.

The course will be held 3rd-4th November 2017 at the Pharmacy Compounding Unit, Stanley Dudrick Hospital, Skawina, Cracow, Poland.

Find the final program here

We encourage you to register for the course and look forward to welcoming you to Skawina!

To apply, please send a CV to: magpietka@gmail.com (Magdalena Pietka).

Good Pharmaceutical Practices for Parenteral Nutrition Compounding ESPEN Experts’ Course

July 20th, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the ESPEN’s Expert Course: Good Pharmaceutical Practices for Parenteral Nutrition Compounding.

The course will be held 3rd-4th November 2017 at the Pharmacy Compounding Unit, Stanley Dudrick Hospital, Skawina, Cracow, Poland.

Share of ideas, practical experiences and knowledge between speakers and participants and “hands on” workshops is most important element of ESPEN Experts’ Course: Good Pharmaceutical Practices for Parenteral Nutrition Compounding. This course is tailored for pharmacist especially involved in Parenteral Nutrition Compounding. ESPEN will fund the course, whereas delegates have to fund a travel and accommodation. Participants’ number is limited to 20 delegates and ESPEN members have priority.

We encourage you to register for the course and look forward to welcoming you to Skawina!

To apply, please send a CV to: magpietka@gmail.com (Magdalena Pietka).

Don’ t miss this session during the ESPEN Congress!

July 19th, 2017

On Monday, September 11th a joint session ESPEN-ENHA-MNI will take place during the ESPEN Congress. In this 90 min session very interesting topics will be addresses and the MNI Grant winner for 2017 will be announced. Do not miss it!

ESPEN Hands-on Course on “Nutritional screening & assessment”

July 14th, 2017

The next ESPEN Hands-on Course on “Nutritional screening & assessment” will be held in November (9th-10th, November 2017) in  Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  Do not miss the opportunity to get all the latest on the field of screening and assessment. The number of participants is limited.

The program can be found here

Please send your application to Dr. Marian de van der Schueren, the course director: Marian.devanderschueren@han.nl

New Impact Factor for Clinical Nutrition

June 14th, 2017

The 2017 impact factors have now been released and ESPEN is pleased to report that CN’s impact factor rose  from 4.487 to 4.548.

The journal now ranks 9th out of 81 journals in the Nutrition & Dietetics category (up from 10th out of 80 journals last year).

Among the other major metrics:

  • The immediacy index increased from 0.955 to 1.299, the first time it’s been above 1.
  • The journal’s self-citation rate is 5.9% (5.1% when we include only citations that were counted in the impact factor). The rates last year were 5.6% and 5.3%, respectively.
  • The journals that cite CN the most are:
    o   CN (5.9% of total citations)
    o   JPEN (2.5%)
    o   Nutrients (2.1%)
    o   PLOS One (2.0%)
    o   Nutrition in Clinical Practice (1.9%)

Congratulations to the Editor Prof. N.Deutz and the whole team of Clinical Nutrition!

24th ESPEN Course on Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

June 2nd, 2017

The 24th ESPEN Course of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care will be held in Thessaloniki (GREECE) between 22nd-28th October 2017.

The main aim of this course is to provide a more practically oriented knowledge in the field of nutrition and every year the level of courses is becoming more and more advanced. The ESPEN Education and Clinical Practice Committee in close collaboration with GrESPEN have built a solid curriculum to provide participants with practically oriented knowledge in the field of nutrition. In the best ESPEN tradition, it will include comprehensive workshops and lectures by international experts that cover a full span of major nutritional topics.
Over 60 participants (3 from each country) will be accepted.

The final program for this top educational event can be downloaded here, while registration can be done at bit.ly/2017Course.

5th ESPEN Workshop “INTESTINAL FAILURE in ADULTS”

May 14th, 2017

The 5th ESPEN Workshop in “Intestinal Failure in Adutls” is going to be held 15-16 October 2017 in Bologna, Italy. It is a great opportunity to meet with the experts and follow a 2-day course of high quality (+1 LLL).

Find more information on the program click here

ESPEN Hands-on Course on “Nutritional screening & assessment”

May 10th, 2017

The next ESPEN Hands-on Course on “Nutritional screening & assessment” will be held in November (9th-10th, November 2017) in  Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  Do not miss the opportunity to get all the latest on the field of screening and assessment. The number of participants is limited. Please send your application to Dr. Marian de van der Schueren, the course director: Marian.devanderschueren@han.nl

The course program can be found here.

The number of participants is limited. Please send your application to Dr. Marian de van der Schueren, the course director: Marian.devanderschueren@han.nl

Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) Grant Deadline is approaching

April 27th, 2017

The Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) is pleased to announce a €30,000 grant for national initiatives or research projects to support Optimal Nutrition Care. The MNI Grant will be made payable through the national PEN society endorsing the initiative. The winner will be announced and invited to present their initiative during the Optimal Nutrition Care for All session at the 2017 ESPEN Congress in The Hague in September 2017

Details (selection criteria, submission requirements, submission process, etc.) are available on the MNI website.

Submissions are due by 15 May 2017.