Welcome to Pittsburgh for the 10th International Pediatric
Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium held at the
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown on September 20-22, 2018.

This event will mark the 10th Anniversary landmark of this global meeting designed to bring pediatric gastorenterologists, surgeons, hepatologists, scientists and allied health professionals who have dedicated themselves to the care of children with intestinal failure.
 
So much has transpired in the past two decades and this meeting will celebrate the tremendous advances in medical and surgical care for the intestinal failure patient while addressing the challenges that face the field. The premeeting symposia as well as the main meeting will address the latest developments in etiology, pathophysiology, surgical and non surgical therapies, quality of life and outcomes based work in the field.
 
The meeting format integrating medical and surgical dialogue will help build off the dramatic interdisciplinary work that has characterized intestinal failure management. Global leaders in the field will set the stage for important next steps and networking.
 
Make plans now to join us for this landmark event "Bridges in Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Transplant: Creating new paradigms"
 
Visit the links to learn more about the Symposium:

  • Pre-Symposium Course (Primer) Agendas - Pediatric Essentials of Nutrition, Surgery, and Transplantation in Intestinal Failure featuring a Primer Course for Medical Professionals and an Allied Health Conference.
  • Main Symposium Agenda – Innovative Therapies for Pediatric Intestinal Adaptation and Transplantation

Objectives

  • To understand current indications and timing for referral for intestinal failure management and transplantation 
  • Identify measurements to be used in the evaluation of performance to standard in the management of pediatric intestinal failure
  • Learn clinical practice measures to avoid parenteral associated liver disease Registration

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School o Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

MAIN SYMPOSIUM (Friday/Saturday) The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other health care professionals area awarded 1.5 continuing education unites (CEUs) which are equal to 15.2 contact hours.

ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAM (Thursday) The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other health care professionals area awarded .9 continuing education unites (CEUs) which are equal to 9.2 contact hours.

PRIMER COURSE (Thursday only) The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other health care professionals area awarded .7 continuing education unites (CEUs) which are equal to 7.7 contact hours.

Commission on Dietetic Registration

Registered Dietitians can receive a maximum of 24.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for the symposium. A maximum of 22.0 CPEUs (Level 2) for lectures can be obtained from the Main Symposium, Primer for Medical Professionals, and Allied Health Program. A maximum of 1.0 CPEU for interacting with exhibitors and 1.0 CPEU (Level 2) for poster exchanges are also available. A Continuing Professional Education Certificate  of Attendance can be obtained at registration at anytime during the symposium. 

Registration

Click here to begin your registration.

Questions?

Contact The Hutton Group on 412-931-6777 or cmollenauer@thehuttongroup.com

Sponsored By:

CHPLogoH300
 

American with Disabilities Act Information:
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by contacting Colleen Mollenauer at 412-931-6777 or cmollenauer@thehuttongroup.com
 
Faculty Disclosure:
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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