Pre course activities

1 month before: 

  • Survey for attendees: number of MMA patients followed and years of experience, classification (pediatric/adult), problems and difficulties related to the dietetic management, use of protein substitutes (amino acid supplementation)

 

2 weeks before:

  • Recorded lecture: Epidemiology; Pathophysiology (enzyme defects); Genetics; Newborn screening (biomarkers; differential diagnosis; maternal b12 deficiency); Clinical onset presentation and classification; types of MMA; MMA guidelines.
  • Recorded lecture: Nutritional assessment in organic acidaemias, including: Dietary assessment; Anthropometry (and body composition); Growth; Biochemical monitoring general and metabolic test like full aminoacid profile (for instance impaired growth and chronic aa imbalances; pediatric and adult malnutrition (signs and biochemistry), physical examination, nutritional assessment in intensive care unit.
  • Pre-course Work: calculation with examples (protein exchanges, enteral feeding, emergency regimens) according to the workshops

Post-course assessment:

  • Individual attendance (more than 75% of the teaching time)
  • Final test completed
  • Satisfaction survey

All times indicated are CET

TimeTitle / Speakers
10:00-10:05Welcome and introduction
Marjorie Dixon (UK) + Júlio César Rocha (PT)
10:05-10:20Results from Attendees’ survey: let’s know each other!
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10:20-11:20 Lecture 1
Dietetic management of MMA: the basics
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11:20-11:30Break
11:30-12:30Lecture 2
Management of newly diagnosed infants
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12:30-13:30Lunch
13:30-14:00WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 1 – A newborn patient
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14:00-14:05Break
14:05-14:35WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 2 - Complementary feeding in a patient
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14:35-14:40Break
14:40-15:10WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 3 – Enteral feeding for a patient
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15:10-15:15Break
15:15-15:45Lecture 3
Long-term complications
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15:45-16:15WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 4 – A patient with pancreatitis
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16:15-16:25Break
16:25-16:55Lecture 4
Kidney disfunction in MMA
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16:55-17:25WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 5 – A patient with chronic kidney disfunction
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17:25-17:35Wrap up and conclusion
Marjorie Dixon (UK) + Faculty

TimeTitle / Speakers
10:00-10:10Welcome and introduction
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10:10-10:30Lecture 5
Topic: Topic: Growth and protein requirements in children
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10:30-11:00WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 6 – Protein deficiency in a paediatric patient
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11:00-11:30Lecture 6
Body composition and nutritional assessment in adults
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11:30-11:40Break
11:40-12:10Lecture 7
Emergency regimens
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12:10-12:40WORKSHOP LIVE
Case 7 - Emergency regimens
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12:40-13:10Lecture 8
Cobalamin type A and type B methylmalonic acidaemia
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13:10-14:10Lunch
14:10-14:40Lecture 9
Liver and kidney transplantation
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14:10-14:40Lecture 10
Dietary management of patients before, during and after transplantation
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14:40-14:50Discussion
Speakers + all the audience
14:50-15:10Lecture 11
Topic: Neuropsychological outcomes of patients
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15:10-15:40Multiple-choice final test and Test solution
15:40-15:50Conclusion – End of Meeting and future appointments
Marjorie Dixon (UK) + Júlio César Rocha (PT)