Course on Inborn errors of metabolism: facts, doubts and future of nutrition therapy
The course is restricted to 35 to 40 participants and designed preferably for dietitians/nutritionists, but also physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in dietary treatment of inherited metabolic diseases. Venue: Zadar, Croatia 2-4 June 2022 Format: In-person with virtual backup
Letter from the course Scientific Committee
Medical nutrition therapy is an important part of inherited metabolic diseases treatment. Diagnosis and management of these diseases require a multidisciplinary approach in which dietitians/nutritionists play a crucial role in the care of these patients.
It is our great pleasure to organise a course for dietitians/nutritionists and other health care professionals who work in this field to join us on the beautiful Adriatic coast and to learn about medical nutrition therapy.
Ivo Barić, MD, PhDm Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Centre, Zagreb & School of Medicine,University of Zagreb, Croatia
Júlio César Rocha, Nutritionist, PhD, Reference Centre of Inherited Metabolic Diseases – CHULC, Lisbon & NOVA Medical School, University NOVA of Lisbon & CINTESIS, Portugal
Valentina Rahelić, BSc, PhD, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia
After attending this course, participants will have a basic knowledge about clinical presentation, dietetic management of inherited metabolic diseases, and information on new trends in this field.
- Pathophysiological, biochemical and genetic bases of inborn errors of metabolism;
- Nutrition interventions in amino acid and organic acid disorders, urea cycle disorders, hypercholesterolemia, carbohydrate and fatty acid metabolism disorders;
- Ketogenic diet and other inherited metabolic disease issues;
- Dietary management related to metabolic emergencies;
- Importance of proper and regular communications with patients and their families.
An application for CME accreditation will be made.
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(deadline for Registration 25 April 2022).
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The Project POST-DOC/0916/0222 is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research and Innovation Foundation. The Host Organisation is Cyprus Alliance for Rare Disorders.