Welcome to the Michigan Chapter!
Providing Hope. Inspiring Action.
We serve the entire state of Michigan,
as well as cities in Northwest Ohio.
Ever dreamed of playing on the same field as the Lions? Here is your chance!
On December 10, 2014, join local teams of corporate executives,
football fanatics and CCFA diehards in a flag football tournament like no other.
Come play, watch and cheer during our exciting 7v7 flag football tournament.
2nd Annual CCFA Golf Outing
October 12, 2014
Greystone Country Club ~ Washington, MI
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please contact Becky Howland at
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Registration starts at 6:30 PM and the program begins at 7 PM
Somerset Inn - 2601 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy MI 48084
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Michigan Chapter presents Nursing Perspectives: Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
This CE activity is targeted to registered nurses and physician assistants involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The activity features an expert presentation by Jan Batt, RN and an interactive question-and-answer session.
At the program, you’ll learn more about:
Genetics and causation for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Current and emerging IBD therapies
Differences between "top-down" and "bottom-up" treatment approaches
Strategies to improve IBD treatment adherence
Lifestyle factors affecting disease course
This free educational activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and physician assistants involved in the care of patients with IBD. Registered nurses and physician assistants who complete all requirements will be eligible for 1.5 continuing education contact hours.
This activity is jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Commercial support for this activity is provided by independent medical education grants from American Regent, Inc., a subsidiary of Luitpold Pharmaceiticals, Inc., Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Services, LLC, and Shire. Additional non-commercial sponsorship provided by a grant from The Fondren Foundation.
Before registering, please review full continuing education information at
Saturday, December 13, 2014
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Inn at St John's - Plymouth MI
44045 Five Mile Rd
FEATURED SPEAKERS & TOPICS
John Kao, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Gut Microbiome and IBD: What do the bugs have to do with it?
George Zacur, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mott Children¹s Hospital, University of Michigan
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Child and Adolescent: Why? What now? What's next?
Jason Schairer, Attending Physician
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Henry Ford Health System
Pregnancy and Intimacy in IBD: Everything you wanted to know but never wanted to ask
Ryan Stidham, Clinical Lecturer of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
What Does it All Mean? Interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests in IBD
Question & Answer Session with IBD Experts
Registration is $5 per person for CCFA members and $10 per person for nonmembers. Visit www.ccfa.org/get-involved/become-member/ for more information about CCFA memberships. Registration includes program materials, an exhibit hall, and continental breakfast.
Please contact the Michigan Chapter Office at 248.737.0900 x 2 with questions.
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