About us

Introducing the new Summer School of Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy
Specialized training in clinical nutrition and diet therapy for medical students and students of nutrition (Master studies)

The summer school of Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy is part of the EXPPAND project and is financed by the European Social Fund. The EXPPAND project will be implemented in Croatia by the School of Medicine University of Zagreb and its partners – Croatian Medical Association, School of Dental Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology of the University of Zagreb.

 

Summer school of Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy, August 2019 and 2020, Zagreb, will provide:

  • Development of specific multidisciplinary skills in clinical practice
  • 5-days accredited (2 ECTS) program with lectures and workshops given by leading European experts and professionals
  • Latest clinical practices in clinical nutrition
  • Workshops with modern equipment used in everyday clinical practice
  • Hands on materials providing practical advice and latest scientific facts

Join us and expand your knowledge by participating in a modern learning program taught by renowned lecturers!

The summer school will be held in the Educational Centre of KBC Zagreb, Kišpatićeva 12, Zagreb.

Lecturers

Topics

1. History of diet therapy and clinical nutrition
2.Translational research in nutrition
3. Introduction to nutrition science
4. Dietetic methods in practice
5. Nutritional status in health and disease
6. Biologic active compounds from food & herbs: screening, selection and clinical applications
7. Clinical applications of micronutrients
8. Basics of enteral & parenteral nutrition
9. Hands-on workshops: nutritional assessment & prescription and application of artificial nutrition
10. Diet therapy in selected diseases (diabetes, GI diseases, cancer…)

Program

    • 10:00 – 10:15 Željko Krznarić: Welcome & Introduction
    • 10:15 – 10:45 Darija Vranešić Bender: History of Diet Therapy and Clinical Nutrition
    • 10:45 – 11:30 Ivana Rumora Samarin: Introduction to nutrition science
    • 11:30 – 12:15 Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić: Ethics in applied nutrition services

     

    • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break

     

    • 12:45 – 13:30 Željko Krznarić: Nutrition guidelines overview
    • 13:30 – 14:15 Ivana Rumora Samarin: Energy, Macro & Micronutrients: basics of physiology and dietary requirements
    • 14:15 – 15:15 Lunch

     

    • 15:15 – 16:00 Darija Vranešić Bender: Nutritional status in Health and Disease
    • 16:00-16:45 Dina Ljubas Kelečić: Workshop: Antrophometric measurements and functional assessment
    • 10:00 -10:45 Donatella Verbanac: Translational research: prediction, prevention, personalization and participation in nutrition
    • 10:45 – 11:30 Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić: Basics of meal planing
    • 11:30 – 12:15 Alessandro Laviano: Nutrition support in cancer

     

    • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break

     

    • 12:45 – 13:30 Alastair Forbes: Physiology of gastrointestinal tract
    • 13:30 – 14:15 Alessandro Laviano: Anorexia – cachexia syndrome

     

    • 14:15 – 15:15 Lunch

     

    • 15:15 – 16:00 Alessandro Laviano: Clinical Cases presentation
    • 16:00 – 16:45 Darija Vranešić Bender: Workshop: Nutritional Assessment
    • 10:00 -10:45 Alastair Forbes: Clinical case discussion
    • 10:45 – 11:30 Željko Krznarić: Basics of enteral nutrition
    • 11:30 – 12:15 Dina Ljubas Kelečić: Basics of parenteral nutrition

     

    • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break

     

    • 12:45 – 13:30 Alastair Forbes: Micronutrients: clinical applications
    • 13:30 – 14:15 Donatella Verbanac: The role of microbiota in health and disease

     

    • 14:15 – 15:15 Lunch

     

    • 15:15 – 16:00 Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić: Workshop: How to use nutrition databases?
    • 16:00 – 16:45 Darija Vranešić Bender: Workshop: Analysis of food diary
    • 10:00 -10:45 Alastair Forbes:Intestinal failure

     

    • 10:45 – 11:30 Dina Ljubas Kelečić: Refeeding syndrome
    • 11:30 – 12:15 Donatella Verbanac: Biologic active compounds from food & herbs: screening, selection and clinical applications

     

    • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break

     

    • 12:45 – 13:30 Željko Krznarić: Pharmaconutrients and conditionally esential nutrients in clinical nutrition
    • 13:30 – 14:15 Donatella Verbanac: Introduction to intelectual property protection in nutrition

     

    • 14:15 – 15:15 Lunch

     

    • 15:15 – 16:00 Darija Vranešić Bender: Vitamin D in Disease Prevention and Therapy
    • 16:00 – 16:45 Željko Krznarić, Darija Vranešić Bender: Workshop: enteral nutrition prescription and application + clinical case presentation
    • 16:45 – 17:15 Dina Ljubas Kelečić: Workshop: parenteral nutrition prescription and application + clinical case presentation
    • 10:00 -10:45 Željko Krznarić: Clinical cases discussion
    • 10:45 – 11:30 Darija Vranešić Bender: The role of nutrition in the therapy of metabolic syndrome and obesity

     

    • 11:30 – 12:15 Ivana Rumora Samarin: Nutrition in diabetes

     

    • 12:15 – 12:45 Coffee break

     

    • 12:45 – 13:45 FINAL EXAM / DIPLOMAS
    • 13:45 – 14:45 Lunch