EM2202F "Update in Sickle Cell Disease" (IM GR-020225)

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease.
  • List potential complications of transfusion in the sickle cell population.
  • Identify indications for simple and exchange PRBC transfusions in a patient with sickle cell disease.
  • Name and describe the mechanisms of action of the 4 FDA-approved disease modifying therapies for sickle cell disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Photo: Siayareh Rambally, M.D.Siayareh Rambally, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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