IBD & Your Child: A Day of Awareness
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

The Philadelphia Delaware Valley Chapter in collaboration with the Division of Gastroenterolgy and Nutrition at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is pleased to present:

IBD and Your Child: A Day of Awareness
Active Living with IBD: Nutrition and Fitness
Saturday, April 6, 2013 ~~ 9:00am to 2:00pm


Program Agenda (Subject to Change)

Parent/Care Giver’s Agenda (morning)

9:20 - 9:30 ~ Introductions and Welcome 
                        Fernando del Rosario, MD

9:30 - 10:15 ~ Bone Health and IBD 
                          Francisco Sylvester, MD (Hartford Children’s Hospital)

10:15 - 10:45 ~ Nutrition and IBD 
                            Michelle Innes, RD, CDN

10:45 - 11:00 ~  BREAK

11:00 -11:30 ~ Being Active with IBD
                      Morgan Check, MSN, CRNP (St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital)

11:30 - 12:00 ~ Panel of Experts – Question/Answer Session

Patient Agenda(morning)
9:20am – 12:00pm – Patients will be divided into two age groups, 11 and under and 12 years and older.  In their respective groups, patients will spend the morning with professionals of the Division of Behavioral Health from A.I. duPont Hospital.  In these interactive sessions patients will have the opportunity to learn and discuss coping strategies, including relaxation, motivation & exercise, talking to others about living with IBD, the importance of compliance & much more.  All patients will leave with materials. 

Patient, Parent & Caregiver Agenda (afternoon)
12:00 - 1:00 ~  Lunch:  Delaware Take Steps Walk Kick-Off Party
1:00 - 1:10 ~ Improve Care Now Update – Fernando del Rosario, MD
1:10– 1:45 ~ Kids’ Panel

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
ARB Auditorium
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

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