IMAGE 2019

2019-09-16T12:09:20+00:00

This year the Insight for MAnaging Growth for Endocrine nurses (IMAGE) conference will be held on 10-11th October 2019 at the  Radison Blu Hotel, Bordeaux, France,

The aims of the symposium are to provide quality education, based on practical clinical experience, on all aspects of the nurse’s role related to the management of disorders of appetite (eg Prader-Willi syndrome, simple obesity), late endocrine effects of childhood cancer treatment, family interaction related to chronic disease, clinical and diagnostic reasoning related to growth and puberty cases.

Approval for awarding International Continuing Nursing Education Credits (ICNECs) is currently being sought from the International Council of Nurses.

At the end of the meeting, delegates will understand:

  • The physiology, endocrinology and clinical features of disorders of paediatric appetite control
  • The role and experience of the paediatric endocrinology nurse specialist in the diagnosis and management of late endocrine effects of cancer therapy
  • The developing roles and responsibilities of paediatric endocrinology nurses working in different cultures and countries
  • Optimal family interaction related to the child with chronic illness
  • Clinical and diagnostic reasoning related to clinical cases of abnormal growth and puberty

Thursday 10th October

WELCOME INTRODUCTION – Kate Davies and Pascal Barat, Bordeaux

SESSION 1: APPETITE CONTROL

Chairs: Stephen Shalet and Kate Davies
What controls appetite? – Tony Goldstone
Management and prognosis of the child with obesity – Antje Körner
Clinical abnormalities of appetite control – Tony Goldstone

SESSION 2: OBESITY-RELATED CASE PRESENTATIONS

Chairs: Antje Körner and Tony Goldstone
Obesity-related case presentations and panel discussion
• Prader–Willi syndrome
• Type 2 diabetes
• Polycystic ovary syndrome
• Hypothalamic obesity
• Simple obesity

SESSION 3: COACHING FOR OPTIMAL FAMILY INTERACTION

Chairs: Rachel Reynaud and Anne-Karin Ramstad
Coaching for optimal family interaction related to chronic disease – Katie Frost

SESSION 4:   THE ROLE OF THE PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE NURSE SPECIALIST

Chairs: Stephen Chalet and Lee Martin
The expanding role of the specialist endocrine nurse specialist  – Rachel Reynaud
‘My role’ presentations:
France – Christelle Tressens
Canada – Wendy Schwarz
Finland – Anne-Karin Ramstad
Netherlands – Judith van Eck

OVERVIEW OF DAY 1 –  Kate Davies

Friday 11th October

SESSION 5:  CANCER LATE EFFECTS

Chairs: Rachel Reynaud and Kate Davies
Late endocrine effects of cancer therapy: 40 years of experience – Stephen Shalet

SESSION 6: CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC REASONING WITH INTERACTIVE VOTING

Chairs: Kate Davies and Martin Savage
Case presentation ‘A case of abnormal puberty’ – Lee Martin
Case presentation ‘A complex endocrine case’ – Wendy Schwarz

Endocrinology quiz         Martin Savage

OVERVIEW AND CLOSING REMARKS – Kate Davies

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Chair(s)

Martin Savage

Emeritus Professor, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
London, United Kingdom

Kate Davies

Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing
London South Bank University UK
United Kingdom

Speakers

Tony Goldstone

Head, PsychoNeuroEndocrinology Research Group,
Senior Clinical Research Fellow,
Imperial College London, UK

Antje Körner

Head Professor of Paediatrics,
University of Leipzig, Center of Paediatric Research,
University Hospital for Children & Adolescents, Saxony, Germany

Rachel Reynaud

University Professor–Hospital Practitioner
Paediatrics, Aix Marseille Université, AP-HM,
Hôpital de la Timone Enfants, Marseille, France

Stephen M Shalet

Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology,
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Katie Frost

Learning and Professional Development Coach
United Kingdom

Christelle Azzouzi Tressens

Paediatric Nurse,
Hôpital des Enfants Purpan, Toulouse, France

Wendy Schwarz

Clinical Resource Nurse, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Canada

Lee Martin

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Paediatric Endocrinology
Barts Health NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Anne-Karin Ramstad

Nurse, New Children’s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Judith van Eck

Verpleegkundig specialist,
Kinderendocrinologie, Erasmus MC Sophia,
Netherlands

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International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology