Aug. 19, 2017 9:00 am | St. Louis, MO

Lupus Education Conference - Saint Louis

You are invited to the Annual Lupus Education Conference, presented by the LFA Heartland Chapter on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Check in at 9 a.m. Conference begins at 10 a.m.
Cost is $10 per person which covers a light lunch.

The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Road | St. Louis, MO 63131

CONFERENCE TOPICS:

Lupus: Employment Issues in the Workplace
Ann B. Plunkett, Attorney and President of WorkPlace Partners, Inc.

Learn about the employment laws and protections available for a person with a lupus diagnosis or for someone caring for a family member with a lupus diagnosis. Employee rights and responsibilities in the workplace will also be covered.

Introduction to Lupus
Alfred Kim, MD, PhD, Co-Director of the Lupus Clinic at Washington University & Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine

It is time to return to the basics of lupus. The fundamentals of lupus diagnosis, treatment and disease management will be presented. This will be helpful for anyone newly diagnosed or interested in a refresher course.

Lupus and the Skin
Sofia Chaudhry, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Approximately two-thirds of people with lupus will experience some type of effect on their skin. Learn about skin rashes and the impact of sun exposure on lupus patients. Basic treatment options and measures that can be taken to help prevent lupus skin rashes will be discussed.

Online Registration is open. REGISTER TODAY!

Registration is required by Aug. 15, 2017.

Address:

The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Road | St. Louis, MO 63131

More information

Phone: 314-644-2222

Email: rchustak@lfaheartland.org

Cost: $10.00