NASPGHAN Nutrition University (N2U)

April 12-13, 2024
Renaissance Chicago O'Hare Suites Hotel
Chicago, IL

The application site is now open! Click here to apply.
Deadline for applications will by: February 9, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET

This course is designed to provide specialized nutrition education in areas associated with the practice of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.

Eligibility: (All applicants must have their membership dues paid in full by February 2, 2024.)

  • Be a 3rd year pediatric GI fellow
  • Be a NASPGHAN member who graduated from fellowship within the last 10 years
  • Be a CPNP member with less than 5 years experience in pediatric GI
    -This can include dietitians with less than 5 years total experience
    -or dietitians with more experience in other fields and looking to learn more about pediatric GI
  • Be based in North America  

Invited attendees will be limited to 40:

  • 30 positions for 3rd year fellows and junior faculty who graduated from fellowship within the last 10 years.
  • 10 positions for practicing registered dietitians with a focused interest in pediatric nutrition.

Those invited to attend will be notified by mid-March.

All attendees will receive complimentary registration, one nights lodging, meals and round trip travel up to $500. Any additional expenses will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Criteria for award selection:

For 3rd year fellows and junior faculty, we will be targeting two groups of candidates: (a) candidates who received minimal nutrition education during their fellowship and (b) candidates who plan to pursue pediatric nutrition as their career focus.

For CPNP members, we ask that you have less than 5 years experience in pediatric GI, but this can include dietitians with less than 5 years total experience or dietitians with more experience in other fields and looking to learn more about pediatric GI.

Program Overview: The course, chaired by Debora Duro, MD, MS, will include a rountable discussion of Culinary Medicine, Food Insecurity and Nutritional Assesment followed by Nutrition Jeopardy on Friday evening and a series of small group hands-on case-based learning of challenging cases on Saturday.

Topics Covered:

  • Anatomy of Nutrition Assessment of Short Bowel Syndrome
  • FGID’s and diet management
  • Obesity and MASLD/MASH nutritional management
  • ARFID and Feeding Disorders
  • Formulas and Blenderized tube feeding
  • Growth Failure in Liver Disease
  • Nutritional Management of Allergic GI Disorders
  • Diet management on IBD
  • Nutrition Management in Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • And more…

Event Hours: (subject to slight adjustments)
Friday, April 12, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 13, 7:00 AM - 3:50 PM

This educational activity is supported in part by an independent medical educational grant from Nutricia North America.

This activity does not offer CME/MOC/CPE credit to attendees.

Partners:

The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports