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.

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SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Apr 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Educating the Patient and Caregiver for Transitioning to Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN)

Didactic: 
Dejan Micic, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of preparing to discharge patients on PN
  2. Implement best practices for teaching patients/ care-providers how to manage HPN
  3. Describe best practices for prevention of common PN complications
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

May 5

1PM - 2PM ET

Nutritional Rehabilitation: How Do We Wean Parenteral Nutrition (PN)?

Didactic: 
Carol Parrish, MS, RDN
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Prescribe an appropriate diet for intestinal failure
  2. Evaluate the impact of residual anatomy on diet
  3. Describe the impact of diet and approach to PN weaning in IF.

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Apr 7

1PM - 2PM ET

Transitioning the PN Patient to the Home and Monitoring PN in the Home Setting

Didactic: 
Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Articulate the steps in preparing a patient for home parenteral nutrition (HPN)
  2. Describe the steps for safe discharge on HPN
  3. Develop a plan for laboratory monitoring of patients on HPN
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Mar 31

1PM - 2PM ET

COVID-19: Notes From New York

Didactic: 
David Seres, MD, ScM
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the situation in New York and how the state is tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. Hear from the Head of Nutrition Support at Presbyterian Medical Center of Columbia Univerisity about actions to safely manage patients and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
  3. Articulate what makes TPN and Intestinal Failure patients vulnerable to COVID-19.
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Mar 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Who Needs Parenteral Nutrition? And When?

Didactic: 
Carol Semrad, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify indications for commencing parenteral nutrition (PN)

  2. Identify contraindications to commencing PN

  3. Analyze clinical, financial and social constraints to commencing PN

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Feb 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Current Status of Intestinal Transplant

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer , MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Determine the current and expanding indications for intestinal transplantation for SBS/IF
  2. Describe the  choice of allograft organs in intestinal transplant
  3. Summarize outcomes for intestinal transplantation in the modern era
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Feb 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Growth Factors Beyond Teduglutide

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of growth factor therapy in intestinal adaptation using teduglutide as the prototype growth factor
  2. Summarize results of recent Phase 2 trials with long-acting growth factors in intestinal failure
  3. Explain the future landscape for growth factor therapy in intestinal failure
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jan 21

1PM - 2PM ET

French National Experience with Teduglutide: Lessons Learned

Didactic: 
Francisca Joly, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  2. Identify contraindications to use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  3. Analyze current real-world experience with use of growth factor therapy in SBS/IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jan 7

1PM - 2PM ET

Probiotics and Intestinal Adaptation

Didactic: 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the interplay of probiotics and intestinal adaptation
  2. Summarize the role of short chain fatty acids and diet in intestinal adaptation
  3. Identify current areas of research in intestinal adaptation
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Dec 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Psychosocial Challenges in IF and Transplant

Didactic: 
Mary Brosnan, LCSW
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify the psycho-social determinants of outcome in patients with intestinal failure
  2. Describe the support mechanisms required for patients with IF
  3. Summarize the need for psycho-social support in overall care of patients with short bowel syndrome and/or IF
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Dec 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Central Venous Access Issues in the Long Term PN Patient

Didactic: 
Donald Kirby, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of managing central venous access in patients on long term PN
  2. Evaluate catheter-related complications in patients receiving  long term PN
  3. Manage catheter-related, PN complications
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Nov 19

1PM - 2PM ET

Diagnosing and Managing Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD)

Didactic: 
Alan Buchman, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the syndrome of liver dysfunction in patients with intestinal failure on PN
  2. List steps utilized in the diagnosis of IFALD
  3. Summarize the principles of managing IFALD and recent developments
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Nov 5

1PM - 2PM ET

The Value of Patient Education and Support in Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Joan Bishop, Oley Foundation
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify community resources available for patient support and education for patients with intestinal failure
  2. Enumerate the benefits to patients of association with a patient support group
  3. Identify opportunities for peer-to - peer support for patients in the community