Bowel Management Workshop

Bowel Management Workshop

Does your child suffer constipation or fecal incontinence due to Hirschsprung disease, anorectal malformation, or spina bifida? The Bowel Management Workshop presented by the Colorectal Center for Children at Children's Hosital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been developed to help patients and families better understand these issues and achieve a better quality of life and social integration.

2018 Workshops

Registration Now Open

New! Patients, parents, legal guardians, caregivers, and health care professionals can now register for the Bowel Management Workshop online. All sessions are held on Fridays from 8 a.m. until noon in Room 300 of the Plaza Building.

Course Directors

Luis De la Torre, MD
Director, Colorectal Center for Children
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Kimberly Cogley, MSN, MBA
Coordinator, Colorectal Center for Children
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Wael Abdalla, MD
Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatric Radiology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Agenda

  • 8 a.m. – Welcome
  • 8:15 a.m. – What is the Colorectal Center for Children
  • 8:30 a.m. – Anorectal anomalies
  • 9 a.m. – Hirschsprung's disease
  • 9:30 a.m. – Break
  • 10 a.m. – Constipation, fecal incontinence, and pseudo-fecal incontinence
  • 11 a.m. – Bowel Management Program
  • 11:20 a.m. – Questions and discussion

Location

The Bowel Management Workshop is held in the Plaza Building, located at Children's Hospital's main campus in Lawrenceville, Pa.

Contact Us

For questions, email colorectalcenter@chp.edu or call 412-692-5150.