Best Practices in IBD Management - 2017
Renton, WA

An Educational Update for Nurses & Medical Assistants Treating IBD Patients

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00 AM-2:40 PM
Held at Valley Medical Center (400 South 43rd Street, Renton, WA 98055)

CNE Credit: This program is expected to be accredited for approximately 4.42 continuing education hours. Attendees must check in no later than 9:15 AM and stay through the entirety of the course to be eligible for credits.

Registration Fee: $20 Early bird before September 9 / $25 General before October 4 / $30 at the door / $15 CCFA Professional Members or Chapter Medical Advisory Committee Members. Group Rate! $15 each for offices that sign up 4 or more attendees (Please register one at a time). Refreshments and lunch included. Parking is free.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Day-of registration will be available for a $30 registration fee. Check in opens at 8:15 AM.


Time Topic Speaker
8:15 AM Registration & Check In  
9:00 AM Welcome  
9:05-9:35 AM IBD Overview Betty White, NP
Digestive Health Specialists
9:40-10:20 AM IBD Medications: The Latest & Greatest Michael Chiorean, MD
Virginia Mason
10:35-11:10 AM Supporting the IBD Patient After J-Pouch Surgery
11:15-11:50 AM Breakout Session:
- Monitoring Drug Levels
- Transitioning Pediatric IBD Patients to Adult Care

Jason Harper, MD, Swedish
Ghassan Wahbeh, MD, Seattle Children's

11:50-12:20 PM Lunch (provided)
12:25-12:40 PM Education & Support Resources  Kathleen Waite, MNPL
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
12:40-1:10 PM Resources through Social Workers
1:10-1:50 PM Breakout Session:
- Nutrition: Diet in a Flare & in Remission
- Role of Acupuncture in IBD

Trina Seligman, ND, LAc
Audrey Richards, LAc
2:00-2:30 PM Patient Panel  
2:30-2:40 PM Evaluation Completion & Certificate Distribution

Directions and Parking:
  The address is 
400 South 43rd Street, Renton, WA 98055. The event will be held in the Medical Arts Center Auditorium. Parking is free. Park in the North Parking Garage. See campus map and directions here

Accreditation: This program is expected to be approved for 4.42 continuing education hours. Must check in no later than 9:15 AM and stay for the duration of the program.

Questions? Contact Kathleen Waite at or call toll-free 877-703-6900, ext.6.

Thank You to the 2017 Course Planners!

  • Betty White, MN, ARNP - Digestive Health Specialists
  • Kindra Clark-Snustad, DNP, ARNP - UW Medical Center
  • Erica Heagy, FNP - The Oregon Clinic
  • Stephanie Hill, RN - Oregon Health & Science University

There is commercial support for this program provided by the following in the form of exhibit fees. Please note funders have no influence in program content.

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Time: 9:00 AM - 2:40 PM
Valley Medical Center
400 South 43rd Street
Renton, WA 98055

If you'd like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online.

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