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Faculty of Engineering

The Leeds course in Clinical Nutrition
Wednesday 14 - Friday 16 September 2016 (3 day course)

Course details

  1. Course aims and objectives:
    The course is intended to provide a through grounding in all aspects of clinical nutrition and aims:
    • To summarise national nutrition drivers to provide a foundation for the course.
    • To increase awareness of nutritional compromise and its consequences; give practical guidance on assessment of patients, and discuss particular patient groups (surgical patients, those with irritable bowel syndrome, renal disease, eating disorders and liver disease).
    • To discuss practicalities of feeding in terms of ethics, different methods of feeding and understand more about different techniques to give artificial nutrition.
    • To examine the value of nutrition for paediatric patients (early diet and consequences, metabolic problems, Crohn's and parenteral nutrition).
    • To establish principles of nutritional importance in extreme clinical situations (short bowel syndrome, refeeding syndrome, parenteral nutrition).

Exhibition & Sponsorship packages are available and offered on a first come first served basis. Please contact Jenny Carter for more details.

Who should attend

The Leeds course in Clinical Nutrition is aimed at all professions with an interest in Clinical Nutrition and will appeal to clinicians, dietitians, doctors, hospitals pharmacists, nursing staff and others with interest in patient nutrition. The course is particularly suitable for SpRs (Specialist Registrars) as it is now a mandatory requirement to attend a clinical nutrition course.


The 2016 Leeds Course in Clinical Nutrition has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 17 category 1 (external) CPD credit (s)

The 2016 course has also been endorsed by:





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The course will be held at the University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT. Directions to the venue will be provided within the delegate joining instructions. The University campus is a 20 minute walk from Leeds city station and the city centre.

Car parking for visitors is unavailable at the University.

The nearest public car park is Woodhouse Lane (multi storey) at LS1 3HQ. The car park is open 24 hours. Charges apply (£6.00 up to twelve hours). Please click here for information and location details. Please note this car park is a fifteen minute walk to/from our building and delegates should allow ample time to park and register for the course.

There is also limited on-street parking in the vicinity of the University.

Course fees - fixed for 2016

£435 NHS/academic staff

£650 Others

How to Book

Delegates can book their place via our secure online store via debit or credit card or by completing a manual registration (with supporting purchase order document) to pay via invoice. The registration form can be downloaded from the left-hand column.

For online booking queries and for all other enquiries please contact:
Jenny Carter
CPD, Conference & Events Coordinator - Clinical Nutrition
CPD, Conference & Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Civil Engineering, room G.04
University of Leeds, LEEDS LS2 9JT.
t: + 44 (0)113 343 8104