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.

We are currently registering patients, parents, legal guardians, caregivers, and health care professionals. All sessions are held from 8 a.m. until noon.

Registration now open for 2016:

Jan. 15, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
Feb. 12, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
March 11, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
April 8, Plaza Bldg., Room 307
June 3, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
July 8, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
Sept. 9, Plaza Bldg., Room 307
Nov. 11, Plaza Bldg., Room 300
Dec. 9, Plaza Bldg., Room 300

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

Registration

Registration is required. Please send an email to colorectalcenter@chp.edu or call us at 412-692-5150.

Location

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