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ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Education Events

Join the Bateman Horne Center for regular ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia education events.

January Lunch & Learn (in person event, not livestreamed or recorded): January 18, 11:30 am Mountain time, Bateman Horne Center, 24 South 100 East #205, Salt Lake City, UT in the Education Center: Restorative Yoga

BHC Education Classes

Winter classes are listed below. These are in-person classes and will not be available in an online format at this time. Click on the links to get more information and to register for the course. Class size is limited, so sign up today!

Classes with Dr. Lucinda Bateman
In these classes, Dr. Bateman shares the information that she teaches her patients about the symptoms of ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia. Attend as many as you’d like:

Getting the Right Diagnosis:
ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia present as complicated illnesses, and getting the right diagnosis can be challenging. Learn how to distinguish between these two diseases and use tools to determine which one you have.
February 5, 2018 4 pm
March 5, 2018 4 pm

Widespread Pain
Pain is one of the most troubling and hard-to-manage symptoms of these diseases. Learn treatment strategies you can use to improve your pain management.
March 19, 2018 4 pm

Brain Fog and Cognitive Impairment
January 29, 2018 4 pm

Orthostatic Intolerances
When you stand up, you feel weak and may even faint. You must spend a good portion of each day lying down or possibly sitting, but doing any activity is out of the question. Dr. Bateman will explain Orthostatic Intolerances and give tips on things you can do to keep upright and active as much as you possibly can.
February 12, 2018 4 pm 

Activity Intolerance
Keeping fit can help minimize symptoms and improve function, but it’s difficult when activity causes increased illness symptoms. Learn how to identify and improve the “threshold” of relapse and strategies for maintaining the best possible physical and cognitive fitness.
February 26, 2018 4 pm 

Restorative Sleep
Poor sleep is a hallmark symptom of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia. Not getting a good night’s sleep can make symptoms worse! Learn how to implement strategies that improve sleep.
March 12, 2018 4 pm 

 

Communicating Effectively with Your Provider:
with Joyce Ferrone
You dread seeing your primary care provider. They don’t understand all your issues. You leave feeling like you wasted your time. BHC clinician, Joyce Ferrone has created a class for you,  “Communicating with Your Provider.” Joyce will explain how to compile a succinct summary of your medical records to show your primary care provider the information they need to quickly and easily understand your issues. She’ll discuss how to explain your disease, prioritize your questions, and what to say (and not say!) during your visit.
January 30, 2018 3:30 pm
February 27, 2018 3:30 pm
March 27, 2018 3:30 pm