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Upcoming CE opportunities
Date : 20-02-2019

Following are upcoming events that you might be interested in for your continuous professional development.

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

 

Title

:

Nutrition Practice Update from ACD and PENSA (including practical skills session)

Speakers

:

  • “Highlights from The Asian Congress of Dietetics 2019” by Ms Chan Sue Mei, Principal Dietitian, Yishun Community Hospital
  • “One Man's Meat is another Man's Poison - how nutrients can be medicine or poison in critically ill patients” by Mr Charles Lew, Principal Dietitian, Ng Teng Fong Hospital
  • “Practical Skill Session: Subjective Global Assessment of Muscle and Fat Stores" by Mr Charles Lew

Date and Time

:

23 February 2019 (Saturday), 1.00pm to 4.30pm

Venue

:

Training Room 9-1, Lifelong Learning Institute, 1 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601

Organizer

:

SNDA

CE points

:

2 CE points

Registration Fees

:

Free registration for SNDA members.

For non-SNDA members $30. Kindly email secretary@snda.org.sg by 20 February 2019.

For more information

:

Please see attached flyer

 

 

 

 

Title

:

Abbott Scientific Symposium: Science of Strength

Speakers

:

  • “Strong for Surgery: Combatting Malnutrition and Muscle Wasting to Improve Patient Outcomes” by Dr Paul Wischmeyer, Professor of Anaesthesiology and Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine Durham, North Carolina
  • “Muscle Loss in Aging & Sarcopenia: Enteral or oral feeding in surgical patients – Myths to Evidence” by Dr. Krishnan Sriram, Tele-intensivist, US Dept of Veterans Affairs, Minneapolis & Hines/Chicago; & Advocate Health Care, Oakbrook, Illinois, USA

Date and Time

:

27 February 2019 (Wednesday),  6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue

:

Four Seasons Ballroom, Singapore 248646

Organizer

:

Abbott

CE Points

:

1 CE point

Registration

:

Free registration. Pre-registration is required. Please see attached flyer

Registration Closes On 16 February 2019.

Note

:

As per sponsor request, this event is open only to dietitians who are working in the area of perioperative surgical nutrition. For SNDA members: Please sign with your membership ID on SNDA registration list provided by the organiser on the day of the event. This will be used to cross-reference against your on-line CE submission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH 2019

 

 

Title

:

Peanut & Shellfish Immunotherapy: Who, When and How? (including hands-on session with Epipen and demos)

Speakers

:

  • Dr Soh Jian Yi, Consultant, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children’s Medical Institute, Dept of Pediatrics, NUH
  • Dr Lydia Wong Su Yin, Associate Consultant,  Division of Allergy and Immunology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children’s Medical Institute, Dept of Pediatrics, NUH

Date and Time

:

2 March 2019 (Saturday),  3.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue

:

Thyme @ Rochester, 44 Rochester Park, Singapore 139248

Organizer

:

Asthma and Allergy Association

CE points

:

1 CE points

Registration fees

:

Free registration

Note

:

SNDA members: Please sign with your membership ID on SNDA registration list provided by the organiser on the day of event. This will be used to cross-reference against your on-line CE submission.

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

Title

:

SNDA CE and 37th Annual General Meeting

Speaker

:

  • “Basal Metabolic Rate: Henry Equation and Beyond” by Professor Jeya Henry, Deputy Executive Director, Singapore Institute for Clinical Science
  • “Optimal dietary patterns for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases” by Professor Rob van Dam, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • “Update on National Nutrition Survey and Sugar Sweetened Beverages” by Mr Terrence Ng Thiam Tuan, Deputy Director, Policy and Strategy Development, Health Promotion Board

Date and Time

:

23 March 2019 (Saturday),  12.30pm to 5.40pm

Venue

:

Lecture Theatre, Health Promotion Board

Organizer

:

SNDA

CE points

:

2 CE points

Registration Fees

:

Free registration for SNDA members.

For non SNDA members $30. Kindly email secretary@snda.org.sg by 17 March 2019.

For more information

:

Event flyers will follow soon.

 

 

 

 

APRIL 2019

 

 

Title

:

11th Diabetes Complications Conference & Grand Round (DCOM 2019)

Speaker

:

Multiple

Date and Time

:

19 to 21 April 2019

Venue

:

Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organizer

:

National Diabetes Institute of Malaysia (NADI)

CE points

:

8 CE points

Registration Fees

:

Fees apply

For more information

:

www.diabetesmalaysia.com.my

 

 

 

 

MAY 2019

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

Title

:

Functional Gastrointestinal Disease

Speakers

:

Multiple TBC

Invited speaker Professor Jane Muir, Monash University, Australia (confirmed).

Date and Time

:

4 May 2019 (Saturday - full day event), Timing - details TBC

Venue

:

TBC

Organizer

:

SNDA

CE points

:

4 CE points

Registration Fees

:

Fees apply - TBC

For more information

:

Event flyers will follow soon

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

Title

:

Exercise is Medicine Allied Healthcare Professional course

Speakers

:

  • Dr Ng Chung Sien, Senior Staff Registrar, Sport Medicine, Changi Sports Medicine Centre
  • Dr Fadzil Hamzah, Staff Registrar, Sport Medicine, Changi Sports Medicine Centre

Date and Time

:

15 & 25 May 2019 (Saturdays), Timing - details TBC

Venue

:

TBC

Organizer

:

SNDA

CE points

:

8 CE points

Registration Fees

:

$486.80 (minimum 15 pax), $459.85 (minimum 25 pax), limited to 40pax.

Note

:

This session includes clinical skill practicum and written assessment. Subsidy of $180 applicable for Singaporean and PR SNDA members only (this event is supported by E2i funding

For more information

:

Event flyers will follow soon

 

 

 

Title

:

Kidney Care Conference Singapore 2019. Integrated Kidney Care: Advancing Together

Speakers

:

Multiple

Date and Time

:

25 & 26 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)

Venue

:

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus)

Organizer

:

National Kidney Foundation

CE points

:

Pre-event 24th May 2 CE points; Event (May 25 & 26) 6 CE points.

Registration Fees

:

Fees applicable. Early bird registration before 31 March 2019.

Note

:

SNDA members: Please sign with your membership ID on SNDA registration list provided by the organiser on the day of event. This will be used to cross-reference against your on-line CE submission.

For more information

:

https://www.nkfs.org/event/kccsg2019/