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 – 13:00     Željko Krznarić  
    Nutrition guidelines overview
  • 13:00 – 13:45     Ivana Rumora Samarin  
    Energy, Macro & Micronutrients: basics of physiology and dietary requirements
  • 13:45 – 14:30 Darija Vranešić Bender    
    Nutritional status in Health and Disease
  • TBD 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 planning
  • 11:30 – 12:15     Alessandro Laviano       
    Nutrition support in cancer
  • 12:15 – 13:00     Alastair Forbes 
    Gastrointestinal Physiology
  • 13:00 – 13:45     Alessandro Laviano       
    Anorexia – cachexia syndrome
  • 13:45 – 14:30     Alessandro Laviano       
    Clinical case presentation / workshop
  • TBD Darija Vranešić Bender        
    Workshop: Nutritional Assessment
  • TBD       Alastair Forbes 
    Clinical case discussion / workshop
  • 10:45 – 11:30     Željko Krznarić  
    Basics of enteral nutrition
  • 11:30 – 12:15     Dina Ljubas Kelečić
    Basics of parenteral nutrition
  • 12:15 – 13:00     Alastair Forbes
      Micronutrients: clinical applications
  • 13:00- 13:45      Donatella Verbanac       
    The role of microbiota in health and disease
  • TBD Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić     
    Workshop: How to use nutrition databases?
  • TBD Darija Vranešić Bender        
    Workshop: Analysis of a 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 – 13:00     Željko Krznarić  
    Pharmaconutrients and conditionally essential nutrients in clinical nutrition
  • 13:00 – 13:45     Donatella Verbanac       
    Introduction to intellectual property protection in nutrition
  • 13:45 – 14:30     Darija Vranešić Bender 
    Vitamin D in Disease Prevention and Therapy
  • TBD       Željko Krznarić/Darija Vranešić Bender  
    Workshop: Enteral nutrition prescription and application + clinical case presentation
  • TBD       Dina Ljubas Kelečić        
    Workshop: Parenteral nutrition prescription and application+ clinical case presentation
  • TBD       Željko Krznarić
       Clinical cases discussion / workshop
  • 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 diabet

 

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