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The map shows where conference attendees came from. We’ve included the U.S. and Canada, but didn’t have room to show the home countries of attendees from Japan, Denmark, Netherlands, and Ireland.

 

Oley Conference Summary

By the Numbers

5: Awards presented

6: Countries represented by attendees

20: Funded travel grants

27: Breakout sessions (including Tube Feeding Workshop)

36: Exhibits in exhibit hall

36: States represented by attendees

38: Faculty (presenters)

43: Children, from 1 to 18 years old

47: Award nominees recognized

115: First-time attendees

391: Total attendance. Includes HPEN consumers (64 adults and 20 children); family members/caregivers (88 adult and 23 children); clinicians (45 dietitians; 11 nurses; 10 physicians; 8 pharmacists; 16 other); and exhibitors (106).

 

Beyond the Numbers—Attendee Feedback on Main Sessions

  • My 49+ Years on HPN: Yesterday, Today, and All of My Tomorrows, by Sharon Rose

          “What an amazing story and person! It was great to hear Sharon speak about how things were (makes our TPN routine now seem so easy!), and I appreciated her positive attitude about all that she went through.”

—Kathryn

  • Adherence to Prescribed Therapy, by Emma Tillman, PharmD, PhD

          “Appreciated the patient experience and practical tips.”

—Aletha

  • Coping with Chronic Illness, Therapies, Etc., by Heather Eisele, PhD

          “Great info. Our daughter suffers a lot with several aspects of what Heather spoke about. Good to hear she’s ‘normal’ the way she feels.”

—Jon

  • • The Trend to Blend—Things to Consider, by Lisa Epp, RDN, LD

          “A hot topic for a good portion of our community. Well done.”

—Anonymous

 

Videos Online

Videos and slide presentations of these talks and others are available to view, free of charge at: www.oley.org/2018confdoc.


July/August LifelineLetter, 2018

This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.

 

Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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