IBD UNITE

March 5, 2022
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/10/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
03/05/2022 - 9:30am EST
Event ends: 
03/05/2022 - 1:30pm EST
Cost:
$1.00

2021 IBD UNITE 
(U.N.I.T.E. = Unify, Network, Inspire, Treat, & Educate)

The IBD Patient Over the Lifespan

TIME    LECTURE    SPEAKER(S)
9:30 am    Welcome    Jeffrey M. Dueker, MD, MPH

9:35 am    IBD Case Studies Over the Lifespan
•    Approaches with Newer Patients
•    Thoughts about Surgery and Its Implications
•    Long Term Patients:  Complications and Successes    Panel:
•    Therezia Alchoufete, MS, RD, LDN
•    Cassie Myers, CRNP
•    Emily Weaver, LSW
•    Marc Schwartz, MD (GI)
•    Elyse Johnston, MD (GI)
•    Andrew Watson, MD (Surgery)
•    Furkan Ertem, MD (GI Fellow)
•    Amirali Ghaffari, MD, PhD (GI Fellow)
•    Joseph Sleiman, MD (GI Fellow)

10:50 am    Panel Discussion with Audience    Dr. Dueker = Moderator 
•    Course Faculty

11:05 am    Break    

11:15 am    Keynote Lecture:  
IBD History & Path to a Cure    David G. Binion, MD

11:35 am    Q&A with Dr. Binion    Dr. Dueker = Moderator

12:00 pm    Patient Panel – Theme: Advocacy    ~3 patients (?) 
+ Lori Plung (UPMC-CCF Support Group) & Dr. Dueker

12:30 pm    Time for More Questions    Moderator:  Dr. Dueker
•    Course Faculty

12:55 pm    Adjourn & Closing Remarks    Dr. Dueker

1:00 pm    Meet the Presenters:  
Optional Post-Program Breakout Sessions 
•    Nutrition Discussion & Q&A
•    IBD Medicine Discussion & Q&A
•    Behavioral Health Discussion & Q&A    

•    Nutrition (Alchoufete)
•    Medicine (Dueker, Myers)
•    Behavioral Health (Weaver, Plung)

1:30 pm    Adjourn Breakout Sessions

Live Virtual Conference

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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For more information, contact Joy Jenko Merusi at joj2@pitt.edu.