Nutrition, dietary management and the complexities of upper gastrointestinal surgery The presentation will cover: Upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgical procedures, such as: – oesophagectomy – gastrectomy – Whipple’s procedure Pre-operative nutrition management Immediate post-operative nutrition management Managing long-term symptoms, such as: – early satiety and anorexia – vomiting and reflux – dumping syndrome – malabsorption – vitamin and mineral deficiencies Watching this presentation and completing the assessment can contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. Presenter: Sharon Carey Sharon Carey is the deputy manager of clinical dietetics at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, in Sydney, Australia. For the last ten years, Sharon has worked as a specialist in the area of gastrointestinal dietetics. She is particularly interested in dietetics as it relates to major gastrointestinal surgery, including intestinal failure. In 2008 Sharon was awarded a Churchill Scholarship for her work on the nutritional management of intestinal failure. That same year she started her PhD through the University of Sydney. Her PhD research is focused on the long-term nutritional consequences of major upper GI surgeries, and the impact of GI surgeries on a patient’s quality of life. Registration includes: Access to recording of webinar Copy of presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Registration types Recording: $38 to receive a DVD recording of the webinar and associated documents by post Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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