Dallas IBD Education Day 2019
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

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Time: 8am to 12pm
Location: The Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Gardens- 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218

Tickets will be $5/Single ticket; $10/Family (2+ people); $15 for Nurse/APP for credit
A light breakfast will be provided.
Questions? Email Alicia at abarron@crohnscolitisfoundation.org or call her at 646-592-0135

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Patient Program

Opening Session: "Bench to Bedside"
Dr. Luis Sifuentes-Dominguez
Children's Dallas
Learn about the latest in IBD Research and New Treatment options! Dr. Sifuentes-Dominguez will let us know what's happening in research and how it may affect your care. 

Breakout 1: "Pain Management and IBD"
Speakers:Dr. Kimberly Persley- TDDC 
Stevie Puckett-Perez, Ph.D.- Children's Health Dallas
Learn about how to treat and control pain. 
Breakout 2: "What Are Clinical Trials and How Do They Work?"
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Ritter- Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
In this breakout session, Dr. Ritter will provide an overview of how clinical trials work, why one may want to participant in a trial, and what you need to know. 
"Your Microbiome- How IBD Affects Your Gut"
Speaker: Dr. Bhaskar Gurram- Children's Health Dallas 
Each individual’s gut microbiome is a community of trillions of microbes, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi that research indicates play an important role in numerous diseases, including IBD. Dr. Gurram will discuss how your microbiome may be affected by IBD and what you may be able to do to help stay healthier. 

"Integrative Medicine: How Can It Work As Part of Your Care"
Speakers: Dr. Kimberly Persley- Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Dr. David Fudman- UT Southwestern
Dr. Lillenne Chan- Digestive Health Associates of Texas (Pediatric GI)

In this panel discussion moderated by Dr. Persley, several of our local IBD specialists will discuss what constitutes integrative medicine and how it can be used as part of your IBD care. They will answer audience questions and discuss the latest research. 



Professional Program

Session 1: "Mental Health Considerations for Patients with IBD"
Speaker: Dr. Lily Itled- Children's Health Dallas
Session 2: "Diets Commonly Used with IBD"
Speaker: Mariana Skertchly, RD- UT Southwestern
Session 3: "Anemia Management and Immunizations for Patients with IBD"
Speaker: Laura Pontes, PA-C UT Southwestern
Session 4: "JAK Inhibitors"
Speaker: Dr. David Fudman- UT Southwestern
Sessoin 5: "Post-Surgical Complications and Considerations"
Speaker: Dr. Danielle Giesler- Texas Colon and Rectal Specialists
Session 6: "Care and Management of the Ostomate"
Speaker: Leslie Everett, RN- Methodist Health

Learning outcome: The Registered Nurse will self-report knowledge gained and understanding of updates on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and care standards to improve patient outcomes.

 To receive 3.08 contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must:

•             Attend and be present for the entire symposium. No partial credit will be provided.

•             Complete the evaluation via survey to be sent via link. 

•             Certificates will be awarded electronically upon completion of the evaluation.

 All activity planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers have had their Conflict of Interest assessed, identified and resolved by the nurse planner.

 This education activity is being joint provided by University of Texas Medical Branch Continuing Nursing Education and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

 University of Texas Medical Branch Continuing Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.   


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Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

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