The great folks at JFHC are inviting SMNET'ers to their Nutrition in Public Health Study day and its FREEEEEE!!!! They have a great session on weight management in pregnancy in the afternoon.
Great for prospective students (ace for learning, PS and interviews) and super great for current students and midwives as its CPD accredited! Whoop!
Venue: ORT House Conference Centre, London on the 24th October.
To register your FREE place at this event, please email the lovely HelenC@pavpub.com and she’ll book your place. Don't forget to tell her you are from SMNET (and say hello cos she is luuuvvlleey!). Places are limited so make sure you book soon!
Below is the programme for this CPD accredited training day:
9.30am Registration and refreshments
10.00am Chair’s welcome and introduction
Andrew Chilvers, Editorial Director, Journal of Family Health Care (JFHC)
10.05am Nutrition in Public Health
· What are we eating?
· How do know what we are eating?
· What policy issues will drive us in the right direction?
Using data from nutritional surveys this session will explore how children’s diets have changed and the way food is marketed to children before addressing legislations and food labelling on food for children and families, concluding with a discussion of Government policies that are influencing change
Alison Nelson, Public Health Nutrition, AMN Associates
10.45am The Vitamin D debate
· Risk factors
· Treatment and prevention
11.25am Morning break
11.45am Eating disorders in children and young people
· Recognising eating disorders
· Specialist assessment
· Working with paediatricians: Differential diagnosis and management of physical risks
· Working with CAMHS
· Working with the family and with the young person
· The impact of maternal eating disorders
Helping young people with eating disorders is often challenging not just for parents but also for professionals. Joint working between different organisations and a collaborative approach with the young person and their family is essential.
Dr Agnes Ayton, MD, MMedSc, FRCPsych. MSv, Consultant psychiatrist
1.15pm Starting well: parallel workshops
Workshop 1: Managing weight in pregnancy
· Overview of Policy and guidance
· Implications in pregnancy
· Management of weight during pregnancy – opportunities and barriers
Karen Jewell, Consultant Midwife, University Hospital of Wales
Workshop 2: Nutrition in schools and early years
An overview of the school food standards and the voluntary food and drink guidelines for early years.
Discussion of how these healthy eating messages can be shared and reinforced with families.
Jo Nicholas, Research and Nutrition Senior Manager, Children’s Food Trust
2.15pm Afternoon break
2.30pm Panel discussion
Includes workshop feedback and facilitated debate with a panel of the day’s presenters.
Chair: Andrew Chilvers, Editorial Director, JFHC
3.10pm Chair’s closing remarks
3.15pm Conference close
SMNET is an education based community supporting student midwives and those thinking about a career in midwifery. If you are a student, applying to become a student or are considering midwifery as a job then you have come to the right place. Register for free now to receive support, access educational information and to participate in discussion and debate.