Session Schedule

Three video-conferencing sessions a month

First, second and third Tuesdays of the 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.

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SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Dec 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Transplant

Didactic: 
Stephanie So, Physiotherapist, Sick Kids Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe neurodevelopmental outcomes in pediatric intestinal failure (IF) and transplant
  2. Summarize neurodevelopmental indications in pediatric IF and transplant
  3. Describe surveillance of neurodevelopmental indications for children with IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jan 11

1PM - 2PM ET

Feeding Disorders in Children with Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Abha Kaistha, MD, New York University
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of feeding disorders in children with short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  2. Understand the approach to preventing feeding disorders in pediatric SBS
  3. Report the best outcomes for feeding disorder prevention in pediatric SBS

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Oct 19

1PM - 2PM ET

Individualizing Care in Intestinal Failure: Teduglutide and Transplant

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand use of teduglutide in short bowel syndrome-related intestinal failure
  2. Understand differential responses to teduglutide based on GI anatomy
  3. Understand current indications and outcomes for intestinal transplantation
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Oct 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Management of Central Venous Access in Children with Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Danielle Wendel, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the process for managing central venous access (CVA) in children with IF
  2. Describe the need for monitoring CVA in children with IF
  3. Discuss the specific monitoring required to prevent infections at the access site
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 31

1PM - 2PM ET

**SPECIAL SESSION** COVID-19 and the Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Transplant Patient

Didactic: 
Mercedes Martinez, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the incidence of COVID-19 infection in pediatric IF and transplant patients
  2. Understand treatment strategies for COVID-19 in pediatric IF and transplant patients
  3. Report outcomes of COVID-19 in pediatric IF and intestinal transplant patients
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplant: Current Status, Outcomes and Evolving Indications

Didactic: 
Richard Mangus, MD, PhD, Indiana University Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the current indications for intestinal transplantation
  2. Describe current outcomes of intestinal transplantation
  3. Describe potential evolving indications in intestinal transplantation
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 10

1PM - 2PM ET

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Shweta Namjoshi, MD, MPH, Stanford Children's Health
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the prevalence of SIBO in pediatric IF
  2. Understand the diagnosis of SIBO in pediatric IF
  3. Understand strategies to manage SIBO in pediatric IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Differential Response to GLP-2: Lessons from Post-hoc Analyses

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the outcomes for GLP-2 in SBS-IF
  2. Relate outcomes for GLP-2 in SBS-IF to anatomic phenotypes of SBS
  3. Suggest differential algorithms for PN weaning in SBS-IF with GLP-2
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jul 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplant Basics: Types, Techniques, Surveillance and Outcomes

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe principles of intestinal transplantation
  2. Describe different types and techniques of intestinal transplantation
  3. Describe surveillance in intestinal transplantation
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jul 13

1PM - 2PM ET

Prevention of Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) in Pediatric IF

Didactic: 
Ethan Mezoff, MD, and Mindy Bibart, RN
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of CLABSI in pediatric IF patients
  2. Describe the approach to preventing CLABSI in preventing CLABSI in pediatric IF
  3. Report the best outcomes for CLABSI prevention in pediatric IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jul 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Donald Kirby, MD, Cleveland Clinic
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the common pitfalls in managing CIF
  2. Describe the principles in managing CIF
  3. Summarize outcomes for CIF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jun 15

1PM - 2PM ET

Monitoring Patients on Long-term Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN)

Didactic: 
Carol Semrad, MD, University of Chicago Hospitals
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the process for managing patients on long-term HPN
  2. Describe the need for monitoring macro- and micro-nutrients in long-term HPN
  3. Discuss the specific monitoring required to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in long-term HPN.
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jun 8

1PM - 2PM ET

Monitoring of Micronutrient Deficiencies in Intestinal Failure and Transition to Enteral Feeding

Didactic: 
Conrad Cole, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies in pediatric chronic IF (CIF)
  2. Describe approaches to correcting micronutrient deficiencies in CIF
  3. Discuss transitions to enteral feeding in CIF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jun 1

1PM - 2PM ET

History of Lipid Emulsions and Choice of Lipid Emulsions in the Current Era

Didactic: 
Kathleen Gura, Pharm D, Boston Children’s Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the historical evolution of lipid emulsions in PN
  2. Discuss the currently available lipid emulsions
  3. Outline choice of lipid emulsions in different clinical scenarios
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

May 18

1PM - 2PM ET

HPN 101: Who, What, When, How

Didactic: 
Vanessa Kumpf, Pharm D, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand indications for starting home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in IF
  2. Understand principles of PN formulation
  3. Understand process of transition to home PN
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

May 11

1PM - 2PM ET

Bone Health in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Sivan Kinberg, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the occurrence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in pediatric IF
  2. Describe evaluation of bone health in pediatric IF
  3. Determine best approaches to managing bone health in chronic IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

May 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Definitions, Classification, Prognosis of Intestinal Failure (IF)

Didactic: 
Doug Seidner, MD, Cleveland Clinic
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Provide the accepted definition for chronic IF
  2. Describe approach to classification of IF
  3. Relate classification to prognosis of IF