Invitation for LLL WEBINAR Courses
You are cordially invited to participate in the LLL WEBINAR courses at the Virtual Congress of the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN).
The ESPEN Congress will be held on 9-14 September 2021.
The LLL WEBINAR courses will start as a pre-congress activity on 7-8 September 2021.
The LLL WEBINAR Courses are an important part of the ESPEN educational Programme which is increasing the educational opportunities in the field of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism for healthcare professionals.
For detailed information click here.
Final Exam for ESPEN EUROPEAN DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL NUTRITION AND METABOLISM at Second Virtual ESPEN Congress 2021
This is to inform our dear participants that we will be conducting the
Final Exam for ESPEN EUROPEAN DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL NUTRITION AND METABOLISM at Second Virtual ESPEN Congress 2021.
The ESPEN Leonardo da Vinci Life Long Learning Project is an ESPEN - EU global effort to improve daily practice in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism and develop quality care in nutrition by means of an innovative educational initiative.
Become a proud holder of the ESPEN Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism!
The Exam will be held on the 15 September 2021 at 14.00.
The deadline for receiving applications is 15 July 2021. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
Please find the detailed information and the application form here.
LLL - Board invites you to join WEBINAR-TLLL course for teachers!
||Within the framework of the 2nd virtual ESPEN congress we organise a SPECIAL Webinar for LLL teachers!
IF YOU are already TLLL certified teacher, you can upgrade your "know-how" for LLL Webinars.
IF YOU are interested to join the TLLL team you can apply as well.
Please find the detailed information here.
Please, find the APPLICATION FORM by clicking here.
Application for the Teach the Teachers Webinar
WEBINAR-TLLL COURSE on 22nd of January 2021
The LLL - Board invites you to join a WEBINAR-TLLL course for trainers!
If you are already a TLLL certified teacher, you can upgrade your "know-how" for LLL Webinars. To participate in the course, you have to send the email to:
If you are not a TLLL certified teacher and you are interested to join the TLLL team you have to be:
- an ESPEN member for the current year (2021)
- older than 35 years
- member of a national PEN society, which is ESPEN block member and ESPEN council member
- have completed successfully 3 LLL live courses/Webinars (12 credits) and 3 online LLL topics (8 credits)
If you comply with these pre-requisites, please send your application to Prof. Alessandro Laviano (Alessandro.Laviano@uniroma1.it) and to Prof. Regina Komsa (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following documents:
- short CV summarizing your educational experience
- letter of recommendation signed by the chairman of the national PEN society
- proof of payed ESPEN membership
Please note, that due to the limited number of participants, those who are already experienced in LLL teaching will have priority.
Please, send your application to Prof. Laviano and Prof. Komsa not later than January 01, 2021.
Only an official communication by any of the LLL Board members (i.e., Prof. Laviano, Prof. Komsa, Prof. Meier) will confirm your acceptance to the webinar TLLL course. No other communication allows eligibility to the TLLL course.
Please note that failure to submit any of the requested documents will result in rejection of the application to the TLLL course. Also, all submitted documents will be checked by the LLL Board.
Participants will benefit from the TLLL course by acquiring teaching skills using a virtual environment and innovative methodologies. Also, after successful completion of the TLLL course, participants will become ESPEN-certified teachers of the LLL programme in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
Hope to see many of you at the TLLL Webinar Course.
Prof. Alessandro Laviano
Prof. Remy Meier
Prof. Regina Komsa-Penkova
Modules Updated in 2020:
Module 8.1 Indications, Contraindications, Complications and Monitoring of EN
Module 8.2 Hospital Diet and Oral Nutritional Supplements (Sip Feeds)
Module 8.3 Techniques of Enteral Nutrition
Module 8.4 Formulae for Enteral Nutrition
Module 19.1 Indications and Outcome
Module 19.2 HPN: Training and Monitoring Chronic Intestinal Failure: Medical Treatment
Module 19.3 Central Venous Access Device Complications
Module 19.4 Metabolic Complications of Home Parenteral Nutrition and Indications for Intestinal Transplantation in Chronic Intestinal Failure
Module 36.1 Epidemiology, Aetiology and Consequences of Malnutrition in Older Adults
Module 36.2 Nutritional Screening, Assessment and Diagnosis. Dietary Advice and Oral Nutritional Supplements in Older Adults
Module 36.3 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition in Older Adults
Module 36.4 Age-Related Sarcopenia
Module 37.1 Physical Activity and Health: Energy Balance Regulation
Module 37.2 Physical Activity in Chronic Diseases
Module 37.3 Nutrition for Endurance and Strength Sports
Module 37.4 Fluid, Electrolyte Balance and Ergogenic Aids
Modules Updated in 2019:
Module 17.1 Metabolic Responses to Surgical Stress
Module 17.2 Managing Surgical Stress: Principles of Enhanced Recovery and Effect on Outcomes
Module 17.3 Nutritional Therapy in the Perioperative Period
Module 17.4 Making the Gut Work
Module 18.1 Energy in the ICU
Module 18.2 Protein Requirements in the ICU
Module 18.3 Lipids and Carbohydrates: How to Prescribe
Module 18.4 How to Choose the Best Route of Feeding
Module 23.1 Obesity - Aetiopathogenesis and Complications
Module 23.2 Obesity: Assessment and Prevention
Module 23.3 Obesity Therapy
Module 23.4 Bariatric surgery - nutritional and metabolic complications
Module 26.1 Nutritional and Metabolic Consequences of Cancer and its Treatments
Module 26.2 Nutritional Treatment Strategies in Cancer Patients
Module 26.3 Physical Activity and Exercise Training in Cancer Patients
Module 26.4 Multimodal Care
LLL live courses were a success
During the 41st ESPEN Congress held in Krakow, 21 LLL live courses have been successfully delivered. Some of them have been presented as pre-congress activity whereas the newly updated LLL courses have been included in the main programme of the congress.
More than 1000 participants registered for the courses, and 875 of them took the test and received the LLL certificates.
During the congress, the final exam to receive the ESPEN Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism was also organized. In the previous months, 33 candidates had completed the requested LLL curriculum and were admitted to the final exam. Twenty-five candidates passed the exam and were awarded by the ESPEN LLL Board with the ESPEN Diploma in Clinical Nutrition, which acknowledges the achieved advanced competencies in clinical nutrition and metabolism.
Finally, after successfully completing the TLLL course, 35 new LLL teachers joined the ESPEN Faculty.
INVITATION TO ESPEN LLL COURSE AT THE EFAD CONFERENCE
You are cordially invited to participate in a LLL course organized together with the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) as a pre-congress workshop in Berlin, on the 31th October, 2019.
Nutritional assessment is of utmost importance to diagnose malnutrition and sarcopenia, as well as to evaluate effectiveness of dietary interventions.
You can now expand your expertise and skills on nutritional assessment and techniques by participating in the live ESPEN LLL Course on Nutritional assessment and techniques on 31 October, 2019 in Berlin.
This course is part of the LLL programme in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, which is an innovative and effective educational programme for healthcare professionals, including dietitians, medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists etc. Participation in this live LLL course grants 4 CME credits. For more information please see https://efadconference.com/thursday-pre-conference/.
The LLL Courses are an important part of ESPEN educational Programme which is expanding educational opportunities in the field of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism of medical doctors and health professionals.
Since 2005 more than 1500 LLL Live Courses have been organized in more than 140 countries, 53'898 participants have attended LLL Live Courses 48'880 participants are registered on the LLL-Programme on-line!
The 14th ACCN Course of Clinical Nutrition took place in Ohrid on April 5-7th 2019
With an international turnout from more than ten European countries, sixteen lecturers and fifty-five participants took part in the course. Slovenia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania were all represented.
New Modules Developed in 2018:
Module 11.3 Ethical issues and dilemmas in artificial nutrition and hydration
Modules Updated in 2018:
Module 4.2 Food allergy: prevention and treatment - Cow's milk allergy
Module 4.3 Nutrition treatment in children with intestinal failure with a special emphasis on short bowel syndrome
Module 4.4 Principles of feeding the preterm infant
Module 9.2 Techniques of PN
Module 9.3 Compounding and ready-to-use preparation of PN: pharmaceutical aspects. Compatibility and stability consideration; drug admixing
Module 9.4 Monitoring and Complications of PN
Module 12.1 Compromised gut
Module 12.2 Challenges in treating short bowel syndrome
Module 12.3 Nutrition and gastrointestinal fistulas
Module 12.4 Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Module 15.1 Acute kidney injury
Module 15.2 Nutritional support in chronic kidney disease
Module 15.3 Nutrition support in end -stage renal disease patients on haemodialysis (ESRD-HD)
Module 15.4 Nutrition support in peritoneal dialysis patients
New Modules Developed in 2017:
Module 39.2 Nutrition facts: cost-effectiveness of nutrition support
Module 39.3 Discover your personality to improve your communication skills
Module 39.4 Leadership, Strategy and team building
Modules Updated in 2017:
Module 3.1 Nutritional screening and assessment
Module 3.2 Body composition
Module 3.3 Energy balance
Module 13.1 Nutritional support in acute liver failure
Module 13.2 Nutritional support in chronic liver disease
Module 14.1 Nutritional support in acute pancreatitis
Module 14.2 Nutritional support in chronic pancreatitis
Module 21.1 Medical nutrition in Diabetes Mellitus
Module 21.2 Nutritional support in Diabetes Type 1 and 2
Module 22.1 Dyslipidemia: Targeting the management of cardiovascular risk factors
Module 22.2 Prescription of artificial nutrition in patients with dyslipidaemia
Module 38.1 Mechanisms of Wasting in Chronic Respiratory Diseases and the Impact of Disease Exacerbations
Module 38.2 Issues Related to Obesity in COPD
Module 38.3 Nutritional Modulation of Metabolism in COPD; Similarities with Top Sports?
Module 38.4 Evidence Based Management of Pulmonary Cachexia. Current Evidence for Nutritional support, Multimodal Approaches and Future Directions