Sept 2019 - UPDATE TO AuSPEN Membership Fees:
It was agreed at the Extraordinary AuSPEN AGM held on Thursday 22nd August 2019 that full AuSPEN membership fees would be increased by $20. This will mean the following:
Full membership fees will be increased to $300 per year
This change will take place from 1st October 2019 for 2020 AuSPEN membership
AuSPEN student membership will not be increased and will remain at $125 per year
AuSPEN is committed to providing members with a wide range of professional resources to enhance clinical practice, develop professional skills and support innovation and research in the international fields of clinical nutrition. Attendance to AuSPEN events will provide you with widespread networking opportunities and ability to share knowledge and explore innovation in nutrition practice with colleagues.
Membership Timing: AuSPEN membership is valid from 1st January to 31st December each year, running concurrently with ESPEN membership. Members joining or renewing after October 1st will automatically roll into the next year.
AuSPEN Membership Benefits
AuSPEN Clinical practice guidelines
AuSPEN & AuSPEN-endorsed Clinical Practice Guidelines
AuSPEN Scientific Meeting & Research opportunities
Annual AuSPEN Scientific Meeting
Reduced Scientific Meeting registration rate
Research grants for novice and more experienced researchers
AuSPEN Scientific Meeting research prizes
Australasian research meetings and initiatives
AuSPEN Professional education opportunities
Wide range of clinical nutrition education opportunities at discount rates for members
St Marks Intestinal Failure Course
Advanced Nutrition Course
ESPEN Long Life Learning (LLL) Courses
Clinical Nutrition Workshops
ESPEN membership valued at $190 included as part of AuSPEN memberhsip
Full benefits of ESPEN membership, commencing from Jan 1st to Dec 31st annually (espen.org)
Clinical Nutrition journal in hardcopy delivered to your door
E-journal access to Clinical Nutrition Experimental and Clinical Nutrition ESPEN
Other AuSPEN member benefits coming to you soon….
Home Parenteral Nutrition registry
Expert Australasian Intestinal Failure Committee
New clinical nutrition resources and toolkits to enhance your clinical practice
AuSPEN brings you all the benefits of being a member of two clinical nutrition societies; AuSPEN and ESPEN. AuSPEN welcomes health professionals with an interest in clinical nutrition, researchers and students to join today.
Keeping your AuSPEN membership current ensures you receive all of the benefits listed above throughout the year.
Annual Membership Fees
AuSPEN membership is valid from 1st January to 31st December each year, running concurrently with ESPEN membership. Members joining or renewing after October 1st will automatically roll into the next year.
Full AuSPEN membership for all health professionals - $300.00 | Student membership* - $125.00
AuSPEN membership includes an ESPEN membership which is valued at $190 (€120).
AuSPEN offers students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate studies or research programs a discounted 12-month student membership of $125.00. Students may be students of any of AuSPEN’s core disciplines: Medicine, Surgery, Dietetics, Pharmacy and Nursing, or Postgraduate students with a research topic relevant to clinical nutrition.
Student membership is also available for full-time tertiary students enrolled at a university and studying towards their initial qualification in their profession/discipline (eg dietetics, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, science) and who are not earning a health professional or scientist salary. This includes students completing undergraduate or entry-level Masters programs for the above-listed health professions and science graduates engaged in full-time PhD or MSc (or equivalent).
Registered/accredited clinicians who are salary earners and who are undertaking part-time post-qualification studies are not eligible for the student membership rate.
Evidence of student enrolment must be submitted to AuSPEN Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) at time of joining or renewing AuSPEN membership.
Transfer of Membership
Transfer of membership from one individual to another is not possible as per the AuSPEN Constitution