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 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Best Practices in Managing Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
John Dibaise MD, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand importance of anatomy in managing short bowel syndrome
  2. Summarize principles of medical and surgical management
  3. Describe advanced therapies including teduglutide and transplantation
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Tuesday

Dec 13

1PM - 2PM ET

Formula Choice in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Catherine Larson-Nath, MD, University of Minnesota
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify factors to consider in formula choice for children with intestinal failure. 
  2. Review nutritional qualities of currently available formulas.
  3. Summarize strategies to optimize enteral nutrition. 
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Tuesday

Dec 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Mistakes to Avoid in Managing Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Simon Gabe, St Mark’s Hospital, London
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
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Tuesday

Jan 10

1PM - 2PM ET

Iron Deficiency in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Surabh Talathi, MD, Oklahoma Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Review factors leading to iron deficiency in children with intestinal failure.
  2. Understand caregiver perspectives regarding anemia treatment in pediatric IF.
  3. Discuss strategies to treat iron deficiency
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Tuesday

Feb 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Managing Trace Elements in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Timothy Sentongo, MD, UChicago Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Review the role of minerals in growth and development of children
  2. Discuss the factors contributing to nutrient deficiencies in children with intestinal failure.
  3. Summarize monitoring and treatment recommendations for managing trace elements in pediatric intestinal failure. 
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Tuesday

Mar 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Routine Antibiotic Use in Pediatric IF - Yes or No?

Didactic: 
David Galloway, MD, Children's of Alabama
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Review the impact of the microbiome in the outcomes of children with intestinal failure.
  2. Discuss current practices in the use of antibiotics in short bowel syndrome
  3. Undersatnd the role of antibiotics in the management of intestinal failure

Past Sessions

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Tuesday

Nov 15

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplantation: Current Status and Outcomes

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize principles of intestinal transplantation
  2. Identify different types and techniques of intestinal transplantation
  3. Describe surveillance in intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Nov 8

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Lengthening by Axial Distraction

Didactic: 
James C.Y. Dunn, MD, PhD, Stanford University
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe surgical lengthening approaches
  2. Understand tissue response to applied force
  3. Consider intestinal growth in distraction enterogenesis
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Tuesday

Nov 1

1PM - 2PM ET

Role of Teduglutide in Managing Chronic Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD, PhD, Copenhagen, Denmark
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the physiology of GLP-2 in SBS-IF
  2. Describe results of the STEPS Trial for teduglutide use
  3. Discuss differential responses to GLP2 based on intestinal anatomy
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Tuesday

Oct 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Dejan Micic, MD, University of Chicago
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of medical management of CIF
  2. Discuss the complications in patients with CIF
  3. Outline long-term monitoring of patients with CIF
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Tuesday

Oct 11

1PM - 2PM ET

School Readiness in Pediatric Intestinal Failure: School Entry Package

Didactic: 
Elizabeth Garofalo, PHC NP, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the obstacles faced by families managing children with medical devices that assist with feeding and elimination.  
  2. Identify the key points in management of medical devices and emergency procedures that should be communicated to community care providers.  
  3. Apply resources to assist parents and community care providers in the safe transition to the school setting.
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Tuesday

Oct 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Choice of Diet in Intestinal Failure (IF)

Didactic: 
Maria Karimabakas, RD, OPTUM Home Infusion
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe principles of dietary management in IF
  2. Summarize the relationship of intestinal anatomy to choice of diet
  3. Monitor diet progress and adaptation
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Tuesday

Sep 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Home Parenteral Nutrition 101: Who, What, When, How

Didactic: 
Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD, Vanderbilt Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. List the indications for parenteral nutrition (PN)
  2. Describe the fundamentals of initiating PN
  3. Summarize the principles of transitioning PN to the home
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Tuesday

Sep 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Definitions, Classification and Prognosis of Intestinal Failure (IF)

Didactic: 
Don Kirby, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Define chronic intestinal failure (CIF)
  2. Describe approaches to classify IF (acute, subacute, chronic) and short bowel syndrome (Group 1, Group 2, Group 3)
  3. Relate classification to prognosis of IF
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Tuesday

Aug 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Host Microbiota Interactions in Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Nikhil Pai, MD, McMaster Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe host microbiota interactions in SBS
  2. Summarize the microbiota in SBS
  3. Identify current areas of research
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Tuesday

Jul 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Anastomotic Ulcerations and Treatment

Didactic: 
Lindsey Gumer, MD, Children's Hospital Colorado
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe anastomotic ulcerations for children with SBS
  2. Summarize anastomotic ulcerations treatment options
  3. Summarize factors that contribute to anastomotic ulcerations
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Tuesday

Jun 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Late Graft Function, Timing and Outcomes of Intestinal Re-transplantation

Didactic: 
George Mazariegos, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the challenges of late graft function and intestinal re-transplantation
  2. Understand the approach and timing of intestinal re-transplantation
  3. Describe outcomes for late graft function and intestinal re-transplantation
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Tuesday

Jun 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Post-operative Feeding Guidelines for Infants with Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Darla Shores, MD, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize factors that promote intestinal adaptation
  2. Appraise the value of a systematic approach to feeding
  3. Recognize strategies to optimize enteral feeding tolerance