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The opinions expressed by the participants in these sessions reflect personal experiences and are meant for sharing and to stimulate interactive discussions. As such some of these may not reflect the opinions or beliefs of the Canadian Nutrition Society or CPPENA. This information does not replace guidance from your healthcare provider.
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Enteral Nutrition at Home: The role of home programs 

June 11, 2024



Speakers: Jennifer Jin, MD, FRCPC, Shelbi Roy RN and Keri Fehler RD

Download slide deck .pdfs: Home Enteral Nutrition Program for Northern AlbertaPediatric Home Nutrition Support Program

CPPENA: Home nutrition for the holidays 

December 12, 2023



Speakers: Jennifer (Jenn) Anderson,BScN, RN  Erin GuevarraBSc., RD and Kathryn Clarke

Download slide deck .pdf: Home Nutrition for the Holidays

2023 Annual Fall Meeting

Patient Power in home EN and PN: Navigating Advocacy and Leading Change

October 31, 2023


Leah Gramlich - MD, FRCP -  Gastroenterologist and Physician Nutrition Specialist
Marek Lichota - HPN Patient, Dietitian, President of the Appetite for Life patient association, Kraków, Poland)

Download slide deck .pdfs: Gramlich - Navigating Advocacy and Leading Change | Lichota - Patient Power in Home EN and PN

Long term complications of HPN and what you can do to prevent them 

April 19, 2023



Speaker: Yidan Lu, M.D.,C.M, M.Sc. 

Download slide deck .pdf: Long-term complications of parenteral nutrition & what you can do to prevent them 

Navigating the holidays on home nutrition

December 20, 2022



Speakers: Catherine Richardson, Adela Delgado, RD and Deanna Zaverucka, RD 

Download slide deck .pdfs: HPN Holiday Survival Guide (Kathleen Gagnon) | Home (Nutrition) for the Holidays   


2022 Virtual Patient Conference

Mental health for individuals living with home nutrition therapy

November 12, 2022


Speakers: Trinity Lowthian, Tiffany Taft, PsyD, MIS, and Erin Beckwell, BSW, MSW, RSW (SK)

Download slide deck .pdfs: Navigating the Mental Health Impacts of Home Nutrition | Trauma and Chronic Health Conditions 

Download additional resource .pdfs: Grounding Self-Care Handout | Trauma-Informed Resource List | Self-Care Assessment 

Chasing your dreams 

September 20, 2022



Speaker: Emma Tillman, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Download slide deck .pdf: Chasing your dreams when you have to resort to Plan B

Beat the Heat

June 21, 2022



Speaker: Brandon Sommert

Download slide deck .pdf: Beat the Heat

Home (Nutrition) for the Holidays

December 16, 2021



Speakers: Kathleen Gagnon, John Engbers, Deanna Zaverucka, and Adela Delgado

Download slide deck .pdfs: Dealing with Social Gatherings | Home Nutrition for the Holidays | HPN Holiday Survival Guide | Patient Stories Dec 2021


2021 Virtual Patient Conference

CPPENA held its first virtual patient conference on Thursday, October 7, 2021. 

The recordings are available for viewing below (expand to full screen for best viewing)

Introduction -
CPPENA Co-Chairs

Intestinal Failure - Considering Quality of Life

The role of the Patient Association – making all the right connections

Novel Treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome Intestinal Failure

Central Venous Catheter Care and Maintenance

Traveling with Intestinal Failure and Parenteral Nutrition