Clinical Update Course

Background information

The PENG Clinical Update Course in Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition has been run annually for registered Dietitians since 1985. In 1990 it was the first course to be validated by the British Dietetic Association. In 2010 it was accredited at Masters level by Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

At the time of its inception the aim of the course was to enable dietitians to consolidate and develop their knowledge of all aspects of artificial nutritional support. The teaching on the course remains in line with relevant current literature and there is a strong emphasis on critical appraisal of the delegates own clinical practice. The course continues to provide delegates with the opportunity to share clinical experiences develop practical skills and establish professional networks.

On successful completion you will be awarded with 15 Masters level credits from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. The clinical update course is a 7 month course starting in March, when pre-course work is sent out, there is a four day residential in June, the course concludes in September when the post-course assessment is submitted.