Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC welcome you to join us for the 8th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium, held September 11-13, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga.
This three-day symposium will focus on new discoveries and developments concerning the etiology, pathophysiology, therapeutic interventions (surgical and non-surgical) and outcomes-based research concentrating on intestinal failure in children. Focus areas will include the latest in medical therapies for intestinal failure, improving outcomes through multidisciplinary intestinal rehabilitation programs, and the latest in pediatric intestinal transplantation.
The symposium also features a Primer Course for medical professionals, an Allied Health Conference for mid level providers, nurses, transplant coordinators, dieticians and others. Break Out Sessions for Nursing & Advanced Practice, Clinical Nutrition and Pharmaceutical Management will also be available.
This premier conference on pediatric intestinal failure, rehabilitation, and transplantation will feature a distinguished list of speakers from top medical centers around the world discussing their most recent work and allow for networking with colleagues within the same field.
Who Should Attend
The symposium is designed for pediatricians, neonatologists, transplant surgeons, gastroenterologists, pediatric surgeons, family practice physicians, nurses, dietitians, mid-level providers and parents/guardians who care for children with short bowel syndrome and small bowel intestinal transplants. All other health professionals are also welcome.
Visit the links below 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 – Identifying, Planning, and Driving High Quality Outcomes During the Pediatric Intestinal Failure Journey
- Break Out Sessions for Nursing & Advanced Practice, Clinical Nutrition and Pharmaceutical Management
- Networking and Social Events
- Scientific Advisory Board
CLICK HERE for registration information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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