Aug 19 2017

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient and Family Education Day

Volunteer Events Saturday, August 19, 2017
Saturday, August 19th - 10am-2pm (check-in at 9:30am)
Location Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 11th Floor Conference Center 225 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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Please join us for a day of education and socializing with other ACHD patients, their families and friends, and ACHD providers. This one-day event will provide practical information for the ACHD patient, adolescents preparing to transition to adult care, and families and friends. Attendees will leave the day with a better understanding of congenital heart disease, the impact it has on their lives, how to optimize their health and the outlook of congenital heart disease treatment in the future.


• Patient stories

• Opportunity to meet other adults and adolescents living with congenital heart disease

• Presentations from our ACHD physicians at Lurie Children’s and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

• In-depth discussion about the future of congenital heart disease

• Review of insurance and other helpful resources with social work

• Meet with an Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) ambassador

• Breakout panels to discuss healthy lifestyle habits, transitioning to adult care, women’s Health and pregnancy, and more


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