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Managing Costs of IBD - 7/23/13

Karen Hanson, RN, CNP
Susanne Benouna
Elizabeth Messenger

  • Discuss the financial burdern of IBD
  • Review resources available to assist in cost of medications and care
  • Improve understanding of insurance coverage
  • Become familiar with Addordable Care Act (ACA) changes
  • Review rights for disability, medical leave, and social security benefits

 

Food for Thought: Nutrition & IBD - 4/10/13

This program explains:

  • The latest research on the relationship between IBD and nutrition
  • Eating well with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Proper supplementation
  • Toips for holidays and social gatherings

It's Up to You: Decisions & IBD Management - 12/6/12

Dr. David Schwartz 

  • Risks and benefits of current treatments for IBD, including complementary and alternative therapies
  • Advocating for optimal IBD care
  • Tips for finding high-quality information on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Supported by educational grants from Elan and UCB, and a sponsorship from Shire 

Breakthroughs in IBD Research - 11/15/12

Dr. James Lewis

  • Latest breakthroughs in basic research, including microbiome discoveries
  • New targets for treatments and therapies on the horizon
  • Getting involved in IBD research as a patient  

Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi

Transitions in IBD: Graduating to Young Adult Care - 3/15/12

Dr. Laurie Fishman and Maureen Kelly, MS, RN, CPNP

  • Differences between pediatric and adult IBD care
  • Processes and goals for transitioning from pediatric to adult IBD care
  • Differences in IBD treatment and management options when transitioning care
  • Best practices to improve the quality of life for patients who are transitioning from pediatric to adult IBD care

Presented in collaboration with the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the NASPGHAN Foundation For Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Supported by an independent medical educational grant from Shire

Managing IBD: Taking Charge of Your Disease - 12/6/11

Dr. Miguel D. Regueiro

  • Overall goals of disease management
  • Treatment options and self-management strategies
  • Defining remission in IBD
  • The importance of treatment adherence

Listen NOW in English or Spanish!

Podcast available on iTunes! 

Supported by a charitable contribution from Shire

 

Pediatric Crohn's: Finding the Right Path to Care - 5/19/11

Dr. Sandra C. Kim & Janis Arnold, MA, LICSW

  • Important differences between pediatric and adult Crohn's disease
  • The medical management of pediatric CD
  • The critical role of nutrition
  • Growth and development of the pediatric Crohn's patient
  • Quality of life and support systems

Now available on iTunes

Supported by an educational grant from Centocor Ortho Biotech

Ulcerative Colitis: The A to Z of Treating UC- 7/28/10

Dr. Thomas Ullman

  • Current and emerging treatment approaches to ulcerative colitis
  • Long-term disease maintenance and quality of life
  • Considerations when discussing options with your healthcare provider

Also available on iTunes

Supported by an educational grant from Centocor Ortho Biotech

IBD & She: Focusing on Living While Managing IBD- 6/16/10

Dr. Sunanda Kane & Dr. Uma Mahadevan-Velayos

  • What are important gender issues in IBD?
  • How does IBD affect intimacy and sexuality?
  • What is the impact of IBD medication on fertility and pregnancy?

Additional women & IBD resources

Supported by Shire

Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Treatment in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases- 6/9/09

Dr. Corey Siegel

  • Find out about the side effects of IBD medication
  • Find out how to decide which is the right treatment medication for you
  • Learn how to decode statistics

Supported by UCB


Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Why Should I Take My Medications?- 3/6/08

Dr. Sunanda Kane

  • See presentation slides plus audio commentary
  • Download transcript of presentation
  • Download activity workbook containing copies of the slides

Continuing nursing education credits are no longer available

Supported by an unrestricted grant from Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

Update on Colorectal Cancer: Knowledge is Prevention - 3/1/07

Dr. Fernando Velayos

  • See presentation slides plus audio commentary
  • Download transcript of presentation
  • Download activity workbook containing copies of the slides

Supported by an unrestricted grant from Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

For Science & Professionals

New! Optimizing IBD Patient Care: "Advances in IBD" Conference Highlights

CCFA is proud to present Optimizing IBD Patient Care: "Advances in IBD" Conference Highlights, which highlights the most widely attended presentations from our 2011 "Advances in IBD" Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Clinical & Research Conference.

This accredited online activity features a series of conversations led by Drs. Miguel Regueiro, Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and David Rubin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago. In this program, the activity leaders, along with Drs. Marla Dubinsky, Stephen Hanauer, James Lewis, Gil Melmed, Joel Rosh, and Corey Siegel discuss diagnosis and treatment of patients with IBD and deliver information that will help clinicians to improve the IBD care they provide and achieve better outcomes for their IBD patients.

Segments covered in this activity are: 

  • Balancing the risks and benefits of biologics in pediatric IBD
  • Use of genetics, biomarkers, serologies, and stool studies to diagnose and manage patients with IBD
  • Controversies and challenges in IBD
  • Management of severe pediatric inflammatory Crohn's disease of the terminal ileum and right colon
  • Management issues in the use of biologics: When to discontinue and adverse events
  • Prevention and treatment of infections in IBD

You can access the activity here.

Updated: 4/13/13



For further information, call the Irwin M. and Suzanne R. Rosenthal IBD Resource Center (IBD Help Center): 888.MY.GUT.PAIN (888.694.8872).

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America provides information for educational purposes only. We encourage you to review this educational material with your health care professional. The Foundation does not provide medical or other health care opinions or services. The inclusion of another organization’s resources or referral to another organization does not represent an endorsement of a particular individual, group, company or product.

About this resource

By: CCFA
Published: June 1, 2011