Session Schedule

Video-conferencing sessions twice a month

First and third Tuesday of every month

1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time

Virtual TeleECHO clinics will be available to anyone who is interested in participating. These sessions are fully HIPAA-compliant and support by widely available basic teleconferencing technology. There are no prerequisites to join.

Please register to participate in LIFT-ECHO sessions.

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Sep 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Indications and Outcomes for Intestinal Transplant

Didactic: 
Jang Moon, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Determine the current and expanding indications for intestinal transplantation for short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Describe the choice of allograft organs in intestinal transplant
  • Summarize outcomes for intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Aug 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Surgery for Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Antonino Morabito, MD, FRCS
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe conventional surgical principles in preventing/managing short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Summarize specialized surgical procedures in SBS/IF
  • Evaluate outcomes for intestinal lengthening procedures
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Tuesday

Aug 6

1PM - 2PM ET

New Growth Factors in Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Lauren Schwartz, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Identify contraindications to use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Summarize the results of growth factor therapy in SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Jul 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the role of medical management of short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Identify when to use anti-diarrheals in SBS/IF
  • Determine the appropriateness of using growth factor therapy in overall medical management of SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Jul 2

1PM - 2PM ET

No Session Scheduled

Didactic: 
NA
Learning objectives for this presentation:

There is no meeting scheduled due to CIRTA 2019 in Paris and the upcoming July 4th Independence Day. 

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Tuesday

Jun 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Nutritional Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Maria Karimbakas, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the diet principles that have been successful in the management of short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Determine when to utilize oral rehydration solutions in SBS/IF
  • Evaluate the outcomes of dietary management in overall care of SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Jun 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Clinical and Laboratory Monitoring for PN

Didactic: 
Marion Winkler, PhD, RD, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Rhode Island
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Monitor patients on long-term parenteral nutrition (PN)
  • Evaluate laboratory data of patients receiving long-term PN
  • Recognize and manage PN complications
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Tuesday

May 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Prescribing PN 101 and Transitioning to HPN

Didactic: 
Vanessa Kumpf, Pharm D, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Identify the indications for commencing parenteral nutrition (PN)
  • Describe the principles of prescribing and monitoring PN
  • Analyze the appropriate time and principles for transitioning a patient on PN to the home setting
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Tuesday

May 7

1PM - 2PM ET

Recognizing Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Douglas Seidner, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Define and differentiate between intestinal failure (IF) and short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  • Identify the types of IF based on pathophysiology
  • Summarize outcomes for IF