Online course on pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)

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NIGPS Training course for dietitians working in general practice


The Nutrition Interest Group of the Pancreas Society of Great Britain and Ireland (NIGPS) is a group of dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in nutrition in pancreatic disease.

NIGPS runs a three hour training course for dietitians who are working in general practice, aiming to increase general awareness.

To find out about planned events or if you’re interested in arranging a session for your group / department, please email nigpscommittee@gmail.com.

Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) and pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)


A quick guide to PERT

A two-page info sheet covering the key things you need to know about PERT and pancreatic cancer to advise your patients. Content references are available here.

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PEI Guidelines

Consensus for the management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency: UK practical guidelines. Phillips ME, Hopper AD, Leeds JS, et al. BMJ Open Gastroenterology 2021

Presentations

Dietetic management and pancreatic cancer: for UGI/HPB specialist nurses and dietitians, 28th April 2022, Zoom

Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy – Kelly Wilson, Senior Specialist Pancreatic Dietitian, St James’s Hospital Leeds

Dietetic management and pancreatic cancer, 2nd December 2021, Zoom

PERT and pancreatic cancer – an online educational session, 21st October 2021

PERT and pancreatic cancer – Mary Phillips, Advanced Specialist HPB Dietitian, Royal Surrey County Hospital

Dietetic Management & Pancreatic Cancer for Non-Specialist Dietitians and Specialist Nurses, 14th October 2020, Zoom

Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (PEI) and Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT) – Neil Bibby, Macmillan Senior Specialist HPB Dietitian, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Dietetic Management and Pancreatic Cancer – An Introduction, 13th October 2020, Zoom

Symptoms of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (PEI) – Mary Mahon, Surgical Dietitian, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Treatment of PEI including Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT), managing diabetes and enteral feeding – Marie Labaquere, Senior Specialist HPB Dietitian, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Nutritional assessment


Presentations

Dietetic management and pancreatic cancer, 2nd December 2021, Zoom

Nutritional assessment – Helen Webster, Oncology Team Lead – Dietetics (UGI & HPB Specialist), Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Dietetic Management & Pancreatic Cancer for Non-Specialist Dietitians and Specialist Nurses, 14th October 2020, Zoom

Nutritional assessment in pancreatic cancer – Rebekah Lord, HPB Specialist Dietitian, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Nutritional management including surgery and enteral tube feeding


Presentations

Dietetic management and pancreatic cancer: for UGI/HPB specialist nurses and dietitians, 28th April 2022, Zoom

Nutritional management – Lindsay Carnie, PCN dietitian, Portsdown Group Practice

Dietetic management and pancreatic cancer, 2nd December 2021, Zoom

Nutritional management – Fiona MacLeod, UGI & HPB Dietitian, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

Dietetic Management & Pancreatic Cancer for Non-Specialist Dietitians and Specialist Nurses, 14th October 2020, Zoom

Nutritional Management in pancreatic cancer including pre- and post-surgery, enteral feeding and stents – David Bourne, Surgical Dietitian, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Dietetic Management & Pancreatic Cancer event, 9th October 2019, Leeds

Pancreatic surgery, enteral tube feeding & enzymes – Kelly Wilson, Pancreatic Dietitian, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust