Edmonton Education Day 2017

par Lupus Society of Alberta

  • samedi, 08 avril 2017 de 8:30 Matin à 4:00 Après-midi (HAR)
  • Delta Hotels Edmonton Centre Suites 10222 102 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4C5

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Edmonton Education Day 2017 will be held at the Delta Hotels Edmonton Centre Suites and will feature a number of presentations and a panel session focused around various aspects of living well with lupus. Presenters will address such subjects as treatment options for lupus patients, mental health, nutrition and diet, recent advances in lupus research, gentle exercise for chronic illness, coping with lupus, and more.

Lupus patients are encouraged to invite their family members and friends to register for this event. It is a great opportunity to learn, ask questions, meet new people, extend support systems, and get involved in our Alberta lupus community.

Attendees are also encouraged to dress in comfortable, casual layers. One of our presenters will be leading an active demonstration on gentle yoga exercises for chronic illness patients, and restrictive clothing may make participation difficult. 

Please be advised that all of the presentations will be video recorded.

The program information for Edmonton Education Day is below:

Détails

8:30 AM: Check in, breakfast, and displays

9:10 AM: Welcome

9:15 AM: Keynote speaker Stephanie Keeling, MD, will address topics such as treatment options and advances in treatment options, funding for biologics and STEDT, cognitive function and mental health for lupus patients, nutrition and diet, and how to maintain a healthy patient/physician relationship.

10:30 AM: Break

10:45 AM: Chris Seger, LSA Past President and Committee Chair, will present on recent research and treatment news from the 12th International Congress on SLE and 7th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity in Melbourne, Australia.

12:00 NOON: Lunch

1:15 PM: Samantha Lloyd, certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor, will demonstrate yoga exercises for lupus patients.

2:15 PM: Debra Coffey, RPC, MPCC, ETF Practitioner, will present on the Emotional Side of Chronic Conditions and Pain.

3:00 PM: Break

3:15 PM: Panel discussion: Rosemary Church, LSA Executive Director; Chris Seger, LSA Past President and Committee Chair; Debra Coffey, RPC, MPCC, ETF Practitioner; and Samantha Lloyd, certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor,  will answer questions on applying for AISH and CPP Disability Insurance; understanding and coping with lupus for patients, family and friends; sharing or not sharing your health situation with your employer; how to maintain physical fitness with a chronic illness, and other questions or concerns.

4:00 PM: Wrap-up

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Delta Hotels Edmonton Centre Suites
10222 102 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4C5

8 avril 2017
samedi, 8 avril 2017 8:30 Matin (HAR)

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Lupus Society of Alberta
Suite 202, 1055-20 Ave NW
Calgary , AB
T2M 1E7

À propos de cet organisme

The Lupus Society of Alberta's mission is to provide education and support on lupus and lupus related issues and enable research to find effective treatments and cures. Incorporated as a non-profit society in August of 1972, the Lupus Society of Alberta has the distinction of being one of the first lupus organizations in the world. Since its establishment, it has remained a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization.