Family Education Day - Pediatric Education Program

Start Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Atlanta Family Education Day
Pediatric Education Program

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation - Georgia Chapter is proud to offer patients, families, and caregivers a full day of lectures presented
by leaders in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This conference is designed to educate the IBD patient community about
new developments, in treatment, nutrition, research and more. 

Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Learning Center
1680 Tullie Circle NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

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8:30    Registration/Visit Vendors/Patient Networking                                                         
9:00    Presentations *There will be a Kid and Teen Room with seperate topics and activities*

  • IBD 101
  • IBD 102
  • Medications and What You Should Know
  • Puberty and IBD                    

10:00    Break/Visit Vendors/ Patient Networking                                                                                               
10:15    Presentations

  • Research Update
  • Improve Care Now (ICN) Site Updates/Foundation Resources
  • Shared Communication between Patient and GI Team
  • Mental Health (Anxiety/Depression)                                                                              

12:00 pm    Lunch/Visit Vendors/ Patient Networking
12:30 pm    Panel Discussions

  • Perspective on medication and committing to medication plan
  • Navigating insurance and school accommodations
  • Transitioning to adult care
  • Small group discussions/networking    

2:00 pm    Closing Remarks/Adjourn

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For more information please contact Mary Esna-Ashari at  or 404-982-0616.

  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.  If anyone in your family has diet restrictions please feel free to bring food they can enjoy.  There is a refrigerator available to keep food cold.
  • Please do not bring children 6 year old or younger and the activities planned are not appropriate for that age group.
  • Parking is convenient and free.



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Learning Center
1680 Tullie Circle Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia, 30329

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