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COVID-19 Updates: Washroom Access During a Pandemic

Thursday, June 4th 2020
7:00-8:00 pm ET


Join us to get the latest recommendations for people affected by IBD. Panel experts will discuss advocacy, safety, and challenges accessing public washrooms as the economy begins to reopen. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions ahead of time when they register for the webinar.
Moderators

Dr. Gilaad Kaplan (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist and Epidemiologist, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Chair, Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn's and Colitis Canada

Dr. Eric Benchimol (MD, PhD., FRCPC), Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist, Department of Pediatrics and School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, Division of Gastroenterology at Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), NASPGHAN Canadian Councilor
Panelists:

Dr. Lisa Barrett (MD, PhD., FRCPC), Assistant Professor and Clinician Scientist, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University

Lezlie Lowe Journalist and Journalist Instructor, Author of No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs  

How to Register

If you are unable to attend the live session(s), you can still register and receive a link to the recording(s) once they become available.

Click here to register for the webinar on June 4 2020 at 7 pm ET.

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Past Webinar Videos

COVID-19: Mental Health and Wellness

May 28, 2020: Get the latest recommendations for people affected by IBD. Panel experts will provide guidance and tips to help you maintain your mental and physical wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Updates and Q&A with IBD Nurses

May 21, 2020: Get the latest recommendations for people affected by IBD. Learn from an expert panel of IBD nurses dedicated to ensuring people living with IBD receive high-quality clinical nursing care. They answer the questions they most commonly receive from their patients about COVID-19 and IBD.

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COVID-19: Updates and FAQs

May 14, 2020: Get the latest recommendations for people living with IBD. Learn about cases of COVID-19 in patients with IBD, your level of risk and what you should do as schools and the economy start reopening across Canada. Experts provide answers to commonly asked questions.

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COVID-19: Families and Children with IBD

May 7, 2020: Get the latest recommendations for families and children affected by IBD, and guidance on returning to school and work. This event is in collaboration with North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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COVID-19: Telemedicine in the Time of The Pandemic

April 30, 2020: Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 and learn about telemedicine for IBD management during the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists will discuss how to be prepared for a TeleHealth visit, what to expect, what other virtual medicine options are available, and more!

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COVID-19: Monitoring COVID-19 in IBD Patients 

April 23, 2020: Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 and learn about the SECURE-IBD registry which is an international, pediatric and adult database that monitors and report on outcomes of COVID-19 in IBD patients. 

To watch the video, please click here.

COVID-19: Modeling COVID-19 to Prepare for the Future

April 16, 2020: Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 for people affected by Crohn's or colitis, learn how experts keep track of cases of COVID-19 in Canada, and create models to predict trends and prepare for the future.

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COVID-19: Mental Health, Diet and Nutrition

April 9, 2020: Get the latest on COVID-19 for people affected by Crohn's or colitis including expert recommendations, mental health, diet and nutrition, and get coping tips from a patient advisor.

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COVID-19: Risk Factors and Live Q&A

April 2, 2020: Get updated recommendations for people living with Crohn's or Colitis. Learn about your level of risk, and how to maintain your mental and physical health. Expert panel members answer questions from audience members live.

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COVID-19: Infusion Clinics, Pregnancy and Newborns

March 26, 2020: Get the latest recommendations from experts including clinic visits, medications and treatment, mental health, infusion clinics, pregnancy and birth, infants and children, and more.

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COVID-19 and IBD: What you Need to Know 

March 19, 2020: Get expert recommendations for people affected by Crohn's or Colitis. Learn about what COVID-19 is and the impact it has in Canada and globally, medications, strategies to maintain your mental health and wellness, and more. 
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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
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  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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