Sickle Cell Disease Educational Speaker Series (RP1509H)

Dallas, TX US
September 18, 2015

The overall purpose of this program is to effectively and adequately educate health care providers and allied health staff on the proper diagnosis and treatment and how to approach pain management of patients with sickle cell disease. Basic neurologic complications in patients with sickle cell disease will also be discussed. The format of this program will be a series of lectures presented by experts in the field on a variety of topics followed by simultaneous provider and allied health sessions.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, counselors, psychologists, physician’s assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, scientists/researchers, and social workers who are seeking updates in the appropriate management and ongoing care of patients with sickle cell disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe some of the general barriers to care in patients with sickle cell disease
  2. To review the pathophysiology and employ appropriate management of serious medical complications in patients with sickle cell disease
  3. To recognize the importance and when patients with sickle cell disease need subspecialty referral/assessment for complex medical complications
  4. Be able to express the importance of multidisciplinary care for every patient with sickle cell disease
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/15/2015
Course expires: 
01/20/2016
Event starts: 
09/18/2015 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
09/18/2015 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Cityplace Dallas
2711 N. Haskell Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
United States

Course Director

Alecia Nero, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Course Co-Director

Tonya Mitchell, MBA
Senior Program Coordinator
Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

 

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Registration

To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page and select "Take Course" at the bottom of the page.
  3. Registration will be completed. A confirmation is sent to your email.

This course is Complimentary.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA
  • 5.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/15/2015
Course expires: 
01/20/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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