Fernandez Hospital and IAPEN organise PCOS Management programme

India Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN), Telangana Chapter and the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at Fernandez Hospital organised a special CME (Continuing Medical Education) programme on PCOS Management: From Diagnosis to Well-Being

Hyderabad, 7 March 2024: The Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at Fernandez Hospital, in collaboration with the India Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN), Telangana Chapter, organised a CME (Continuing Medical Education) programme on “PCOS Management: From Diagnosis to Well-Being: Recent Updates.” The CME aimed to enhance the understanding of PCOS among healthcare professionals.

The CME focused on hormonal imbalances, nutrient management, and exercise to improve insulin sensitivity in PCOS. A multidisciplinary team of experts provided enlightening discussions on the comprehensive management of PCOS, giving audiences updates and evidence-based knowledge. About 100-120 Dietetic professionals including Practising dietitians from Hyderabad and Secunderabad, Nutrition faculty & students and Dietetic Interns attended the CME.

“We are delighted to host the 2024 CME on PCOS Management in partnership with IAPEN along with multidisciplinary team of experts ranging from obstetricians, gynaecologists, physiotherapists, dietitians, and critical care experts from various institutes in the twin cities”, added Dr Latha Sashi, Chief Dietitian & HOD, Fernandez Hospital.

Experts in the CME addressed recent updates in the diagnosis of PCOS, Nutritional management of PCOS, lifestyle modifications for PCOS management, the impact of well-being on PCOS management.

About Fernandez Hospital Educational and Research Foundation: Fernandez Hospital is a leading healthcare provider in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Fernandez Hospital Educational and Research Foundation (FHERF) is the educational arm of Fernandez Hospital. FHERF is a trust established on 08 July 1999 to perpetuate the memory of Dr Leslie J. Fernandez, co-founder of Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad. The Foundation focuses on the education of doctors, nurses, technicians and school and college students. It conducts and promotes medical programmes, conferences, and workshops, enabling knowledge and skills exchange between doctors, nurses and midwives.

About IAPEN: The India Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN) is a Not for Profit- Charitable Association started with the aim of raising awareness, bringing out position papers, and working closely with organisations, both government and non-government, with similar goals to address the issue of malnutrition both in a community setting as well as hospital setting and works to advance the nutritional care of patients and those at risk from malnutrition. IAPEN India is committed to ensuring that nutrition becomes everyone’s responsibility. We are also working to improve the information available to patients and their caregivers.

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