Learning for Nurses

CANIBD holds a number of conferences and education events throughout the year.
  • On November 2nd and 3rd, 2018, nurses from across Canada will convene at the annual CANIBD Conference, held in conjunction with Meeting of the Minds in Toronto. The conference is an opportunity for nurses specializing IBD to network and learn from eachother and invited speakers.

    The conference will include presentations from esteemed leaders in the IBD field. Presentation topics will include: 
    • Safety of IBD Therapies in Special Populations, presented by Dr. Mark Silverberg​
    • Up and Coming Therapies in IBD, presented by Dr. Neeraj Narula
    • Extraintestinal Manifestations in IBD, presented by Dr. Ashley O'Toole

    The full agenda is available here

    Spaces are limited. Click here to register and join us in Toronto!
  • The Canadian Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (CSGNA) invites you to their annual conference on September 20th to 22nd, 2018 in Quebec City. The conference will feature a multi-disciplinary educational program, renowned guest speakers, an extensive two-day trade show, and a great social program.

    For more information and to register, visit the CSGNA website.
  • Total IBD Care – Loss of Response and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 
    Thursday, September 20th, 2018
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM ET
    Speaker: Dr. Neeraj Narula
    Moderator: Usha Chauhan, NP                 
    Click here to register

    Microscopic Colitis – More Than Meets the Eye                     
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM ET​
    Speaker: Dr. John Marshall 
    Moderator: Jennifer Stretton, NP
    Click here to register
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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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