Emergent Care Symposium for Treatment of Children with Sickle Cell Disease or Hemophilia

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration Auditorium
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Program Overview

At this free educational conference, experts will review emergency medical management of children with sickle cell disease and hemophilia. Speakers will discuss the most common complications seen in the emergency room and the treatment options. The format will include disease descriptions and case studies.

Learning Objectives

After completing this symposium, you should be able to:

  • Review the most common emergent complications seen in children with sickle cell disease. 
  • Explain the management of emergent complications in children with sickle cell disease.
  • Describe the most common emergent complications seen in children with hemophilia. 
  • Explain the management of emergent complications in children with hemophilia. 

Target Audience

This conference is designed for any medical practitioner providing emergency care to children with sickle cell disease or hemophilia, with a special emphasis on nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. However all practitioners are invited, including: hematologists, internal medicine physicians, residents, fellows, social workers, pharmacists, emergency room physicians and staff.

Accreditation Information and Continuing Education Credit

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medication Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is an approved provider of nursing continuing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Attendees may receive a maximum 3.75 contact hours in nursing continuing education. Nurses should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration

The conference is free, but pre-registration is required. To register, go to http://cmetracker.net/STJUDE/Login?FormName=RegLoginLive&Eventid=34650.

Agenda

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Welcome
SJ & LeBonheur Relationship/Research
Ulrike Reiss, MD
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Hemophilia Overview Vicky Parker, RN
9:15 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Hemophilia Case Studies: Head and Iliopsoas Bleeds Nelum Walker, NP, and Melissa Lee, PA
9:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. SCD Overview Jane Hankins, MD, MS
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. SCD Case Studies:
Fever & Splenic Sequestration
Jeremie Estepp, MD
11:25 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. SCD Case Studies:
Stroke and Acute Chest Syndrome
Karen Wodowski, NP, and Alyssa Cotton, NP
12:05 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Patient Perspective Video Yvonne Carroll, RN, JD
12:35 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. Evaluation Yvonne Carroll