Virtual Patient Conference

Canadian Patient Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Alliance

 

Held on: Thursday, October 7, 2021, 4:00pm - 7:00pm ET - Virtual via ZoomFree registration

Description:  

The 1st annual CPPENA patient conference was held virtually on October 7th 2021. This patient conference provided an opportunity for education and networking for patients, caregivers, and families living with home nutrition support. It focused on providing education regarding medical management and practical strategies for coping with life on home parenteral nutrition (HPN). Current work by CPPENA, including this virtual conference, will be focusing on adult home parenteral nutrition (HPN) patients, with plans in the future to include pediatric HPN and adult/pediatric home enteral nutrition (HEN) patients. Download Flyer

Conference Learning Objectives:

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Agenda

Draft agenda  - subject to change.  Sessions delivered in English via Zoom.  All times ET

4:00pm- 4:15pm ET - Introductions

Speakers - CPPENA Co-Chairs 
Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC - Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta 
Vanessa Lewis, RD, MHA - BC Home Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Programs 
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4:15pm- 5:00pm ET  - Keynote Address: Intestinal Failure - Considering Quality of Life

Speaker: 
Marion Winkler, PhD, RD, LDN, CNSC 
Professor of Surgery (Teaching Scholar) Brown University Alpert School of Medicine and Surgical Nutrition Specialist in the Department of Surgery and Nutritional Support Service at Rhode Island Hospital
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5:00pm - 5:30pm ET  - The role of the Patient Association – making all the right connections

Speaker: 
Carolyn Wheatley, Chair PINNT, UK support & advocacy groups for people on HAN
Former executive officer of BAPEN, current council member; Patient Representative
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5:30pm - 5:45pm ET- Break

5:45pm - 6:05pm ET - New Treatments for Intestinal Failure: GLP2 (Revestive) - Provider and Patient experiences

Speakers: 
Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC - Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta and TBC
Karen O Savory - A Patient's Perspective
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6:05pm - 6:25pm ET - Central Venous Catheter Care and Maintenance

Speaker: 
Olivia Saqui, RN, BScN, MAEd
Clinical Nurse Specialist
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6:25pm - 6:45pm ET - Traveling with Intestinal Failure and Parenteral Nutrition

Speakers: 
Gerry Kimmel - British Columbia HPN Program
Nicole L Anderson, B.Sc, RN - Alberta HPN Program
Adela Delgado, B.Sc, RD - Northern Alberta HTPN Program (Adults)
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6:55pm - 7:00pm ET - Closing Remarks

Speakers - CPPENA Co-Chairs: 
Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC - Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta 
Vanessa Lewis, RD, MHA - BC Home Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Programs 

7:00pm - (Optional) Informal Networking

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