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New EICA translational training course "Effective care of older patients with swallowing difficulties"

Announcing a new EICA translational training course "Effective care of older patients with swallowing difficulties" to review the evidence-based role of nutrition in older patients with swallowing difficulties. This course will take place on May 18-20, 2016 in San Servolo, Italy. More info

The course will focus on:

  • Dysphagia diagnosis and treatment in older adults
  • Practicalities of managing risk for complications
  • Care needs for malnutrition, dehydration, and frailty

Location

San Servolo Island (Italy), on Venice International University campus

Schedule

May 18: Starting at 14:30
May 19: All day
May 20: Ending at 13:00

Coordinators

Pere Clavé (ES)
Jean-Pierre Michel (CH)

Medical faculty

Pere Clavé (ES)
Rainer Dziewas (DE)
Marcello Maggio (IT)
David Smithard (UK)
Renée Speyer (AU)
Rainer Wirth (DE)

Accreditation

The course will be awarded CME credits by EACCME, and accredited by EICA, ESSD, EUGMS & VIU.

Contact: Tea Stifanic - tea.stifanic@univiu.org
Limited space available. Program tailored for geriaticians, GPs, other medical specialists and allied health care professionals. Registration fees (€500-including meals) and accommodation reservations (€250-€400) due by April 30. Individuals are responsible for their travel expenses. 5 scholarships to be awarded. Apply by March 16.

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PDF iconnnouncement_master_class_on_dysphagia.pdf

PDF iconcholarship_flyer_master_class_on_dysphagia.pdf

PDF iconFinal_programme master class on dysphagia.pdf