Events

In celebration of World Ostomy Day, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and UOAA are partnering to bring you a Facebook Live Chat on Saturday, October 2nd at 12:00pm (Noon) Eastern Time, 11:00am Central Time. Join us for a conversation with a panel of speakers to raise awareness about living with IBD and an ostomy.

Our panel will feature Dr. Mukta Krane, with the University of Washington, John Nixon, a Crohn’s disease patient, and Linda Coulter, WOCN with University Hospitals’ Ahuja Medical Center.

To Watch Live please go to: https://www.facebook.com/ccfafb

 

FRANCOPHONE COUNTRIES – 1ST INTERNATIONAL MEETING (in French) ABOUT OSTOMY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Europe) / 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Quebec)

WHAT CARE IS THERE FOR PATIENTS WITH AN OSTOMY AROUND THE WORLD?
Doctors, patient associations, patients and other guests will share their experiences and knowledge in a humanist spirit and scientific popularization way.

INFORMATION: union.stomises@gmail.com

REGISTRATION: STOMISESRY.COM/STOMISES-SANS-FRONTIERES

 

Celebrate World Ostomy Day at ConvaTec’s Virtual Patient Summit on Friday, October 1, 2021.

Join ConvaTec for a live discussion with ostomates, nurses and other healthcare professionals at their two session, one-day virtual summit.

The first session “This is My Life Now: A Patient’s Guide to Advocacy” will be held at 1 PM Eastern Time, Noon Central Time.

Did you know that by knowing your patient rights and feeling empowered and exercising those rights – you can take those situations where you felt down and make it positive. Think, “This is MY life now. I have the right to be me.”

Learn about your local and international ostomy support resources, understand your patient rights, and feel empowered to exercise those rights in this session with scheduled panelists Jeanine Gleba, UOAA’s Advocacy Manager, Joanna Burgess, WOCN, ConvaTec me+ Nurse and Ellyn Mantell, Patient Advocate.

CLICK HERE to learn more and Register Today!

The Cincinnati Children’s Intestinal Care Center is hosting this inaugural Virtual patient education event on Saturday, October 2nd from 9am to 3pm Eastern Time, 8am to 2pm Central Time. Focus will be on intestinal rehabilitation, intestinal failure and Short Bowel Syndrome. This virtual event will feature renowned experts on Short Bowel Syndrome and patients who are able to give candid testimonies about their experiences. CLICK HERE to learn more and register today! (Please note the deadline to register is September 19th.)