9:30 am to 2:30 pm | Boulder, Colorado
The Rocky Mountain Chapter Medical Advisory Committee has designed a half day program for patients and caregivers on the topic of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The program will empower shared-decision making and collaboration between the patient, caregiver and their healthcare team in finding the best course of treatment including when to use complementary treatments to assist the alleviation of IBD symptoms. Dr. Joshua Korzenik from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and a leading researcher on IBD and diet will give our keynote address, and local IBD experts will be speaking on medical marijuana, placebos, and Chinese medicines and acupuncture, among other areas of CAM.
Courageous Kids: a Pediatric Half-Day Education Event for Families Dealing with IBD in Salt Lake CityApril 29, 2017
9:00 am to 12:00 pm | Salt Lake City, Utah
Join us for a fun morning of learning about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Parents and caregivers will listen to presentations from Primary Children's Hospital doctors on medications, nutrition, and overall IBD health. Kids (ages 7 and up, including both siblings and patients) will participate in Camp Oasis activities, learning about IBD, and meet with a social worker experienced in the issues of chronic illness and children.
12:30 to 4:00 pm | Denver, Colorado
This program is for parents, caregivers, kids and siblings dealing with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Topics for adults and older kids include medications, non-traditional therapies, the psychological impact of IBD, and will also include an IBD healthcare provider panel and an IBD patient panel. Concurrent programming for kids and teens will also be available for kids ages 7 to 18 and will include fun Camp Oasis activities and time to meet other kids through structured games and crafts.
Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Murray, Utah
Join CCFA on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Intermountain Medical Center's Patient Education Center for a half-day full of presentations and information Inflammatory Bowel Disease for patients, their loved ones and healthcare professionals in the field.