KetoCollege Australia 2017

REGISTRATION CLOSES MONDAY 20TH MARCH 2017

New to Ketogenic therapy or needing a refresher course and an opportunity to network with other Ketogenic teams?

KetoCollege offers both scientific background and practical training in all aspects of implementation of the different ketogenic therapies. Led by recognised ketogenic diet experts, it will include presentations, workshops and time for networking and group discussions.

Day 1 is specifically designed for dietitians, nurses and support teams and includes workshops on the practical implementation of both traditional and modified ketogenic therapies, supported by cookery demonstrations and case studies.

Day 2 is for all health professionals working with or interested in ketogenic therapy, including paediatric
neurologists and other medical doctors, dietitians and nurses.

Dates

Thursday 30th and Friday 31st March 2017

Information Leaflet

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Location

Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Course Leaders

Professor Ingrid Scheffer, University of Melbourne & Elizabeth Neal RD, Matthew’s Friends Clinics UK

Programme

Day One – Thursday 30th March 2017

(This programme is subject to change)

HANDS ON SYMPOSIUM – IMPLEMENTING KETOGENIC DIET THERAPIES
CHAIRS DR ELIZABETH NEAL AND DR ANITA DEVLIN
9:00 - 9:30Preparing for Ketogenic therapy
9:30 – 11:00Classical diet workshop for Ketogenic diet – calculation, initiation and tips on practical implementation
11:00 – 11:30COFFEE BREAK
Please visit Nutricia and Vitaflo stands for a selection of goodies to go with your coffee.
11:30 – 12:00Enteral feeding and PN Ketogenic diet
12:00 – 12:30Fine tuning and weaning
12:30 – 1:15Ketogenic cooking session 1 with Chef Neil and Mo
1:15 – 2.00LUNCH
2:00 – 3:15Modified diets workshop (MAD, MKD and LGIT) – calculation, initiation and tips on practical implementation
3.15-4.15Nurses role in Ketogenic diet therapies programs
Setting up a Ketogenic diet service
ED and inpatient management, illness management
Adults aren’t big children
4.15-4.45Afternoon tea
4:45 – 5:30Ketogenic cooking session 2 – with Chef Neil and Mo

Day Two – Friday 31st March 2017

(This programme is subject to change)

CHAIRS: PROFESSOR J. HELEN CROSS OBE & PROFESSOR INGRID SCHEFFER AO
8:30 – 9:30REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
9:30 – 9:35Welcome
9:35 – 10:15Introduction to the Ketogenic diet and overview
10:15 – 11:00Ketogenic therapy – an overview of the different versions
11:00 – 11:30MORNING TEA
Please visit Nutricia and Vitaflo stands for a selection of goodies to go with your coffee.
11:30 – 12:00Basic science and mechanisms of action
12:00 – 12:30Placing dietary therapy alongside other treatment choices for epilepsy
12:30 – 1:00Neuro-metabolic disease (GLUT 1 DS & PHD)
1:00 – 2:00LUNCH
2:00 – 2:45Monitoring and side effects
2:45 – 3:15Ketogenic therapy for adults
3:15 – 3:45Ketogenic therapy for infants
3:45 – 4:15AFTERNOON TEA
Please visit Nutricia and Vitaflo stands for a selection of goodies to go with your coffee.
4:15 – 4:45Supplementation of Ketogenic therapy
4:45 – 5:15Medications and over-the-counter products
5:15 – 5:45Management of emergency situations (illness, status, ICU)
5.45 – 6.00Closing remarks

Mentor List

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Booking Options

  • Day Delegate Rate Attending Thursday Only AUD $235
  • Day Delegate Rate Attending Friday Only AUD $235
  • Day Delegate Rate Attending Thursday AND FRIDAY AUD $435

Payment is due on sending your completed booking form.  Bookings are not confirmed or held until full payment is received.   Your confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment.

Please make your bookings as soon as possible as places are limited. We cannot guarantee places until receipt of booking and payment have been received. Registration may close without notification.

If you have any queries please contact ketocollege@mfclinics.com.

Method of Payment

  1. BACS payments may be made to:
    HSBC OXTED
    Account Name: ‘Matthew’s Friends Clinics Ltd’
    Sort Code: 40-35-40 Account Number: 21478451
    BIC: MIDLGB2148L IBAN: GB24MIDL40354021478451
    Please quote ‘KC Aus’
  2. Via a Paypal invoice (all major credit/debit cards are accepted, you don’t need a Paypal account). Please request this method of payment by emailing ketocollege@mfclinics.com after you have completed your booking form

Booking Form

All bookings must first complete the booking form by clicking the link below:

KetoCollege Booking Form

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your reservation we will refund your delegate fees minus 30GBP admin cost, up to 14 days prior to the start of the meeting. After that time we cannot offer any refunds.

You may transfer your registration to another name up to 7 days prior to the meeting. After that time we cannot offer reservation transfers.

Cancellations and transfers will only be accepted in writing to ketocollege@mfclinics.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For sponsorship opportunities information please email ketocollege@mfclinics.com

Supported By

Matthews Friends

Vitaflo