This is a recorded version of the webinar on Reproductive Issues for Women with Sickle Cell Disease that was presented live on June 16, 2015. Please scroll all the way down this page to view the archived webinar. 

Webinar Launch Date: 6/16/15
Webinar Expiration Date: 6/16/16
Estimated Time to complete: 1 hour
Format: Archived Webinar
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians (Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Hematology), Physician Assistants, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses in Specialty Areas (Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Hematology)

Program Description: 
In this webinar, Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley will provide evidence-based, practical information on the acute and chronic complications of sickle cell disease (SCD) for women and girls. It will also review the new NHLBI guideline for SCD, and inform medical providers how to integrate and apply the updated treatment guideline into their daily practice to improve the reproductive outcomes and quality of life for women and girls with SCD.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to: 
• Apply available options for optimally managing menses and menstrual pain in adolescents and women with Sickle Cell Disease 
• Recognize the full range of reproductive choices available to young women with Sickle Cell Disease or Sickle Cell Trait 
• Determine how to manage pregnancy in women with Sickle Cell Disease 
• Identify barriers to hydroxyurea use in girls and women with Sickle Cell Disease and apply optimal local solutions 
• Apply the newly released guideline from the 2014 NHLBI report, "Evidence-Based Management of Sickle Cell Disease" 

Activity Medical Director
Andra H. James, MD, MPH
Consulting Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Duke University Medical Center

Faculty
Kim Smith-Whitley, MD
Director
Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Clinical Director
Division of Hematology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania


This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders (FWGBD) for the advancement of patient care. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Category 1 Designation Statement: 
Statement for Live Internet Activity:  
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Statement for Enduring Materials Activity:
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME. 

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Nurses Designation Statement:
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurses licensed in Iowa and California:  This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

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