This is a recorded version of the webinar on Women and Bleeding: Challenges of Hemophilia Carriage, VWD, and Other Rare Bleeding Disorders that was presented live on February 11, 2015. Please scroll all the way down this page to view the archived webinar. 

This Webinar was made possible in part by an education grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals.

Webinar Launch Date: 3/17/15
Webinar Expiration Date: 3/16/16
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
This program provides evidence-based, practical information on the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders, specifically Hemophilia Carriage, VWD, and other rare bleeding disorders, in women and girls. It will discuss the prevalence of these symptoms, and describe the accurate evaluation of, including laboratory assessment of, and the clinical management of these bleeding disorders among women and girls for optimizing their quality of life. The discrete impact of these conditions on women and girls, as well as the best diagnostic tools, optimal therapies and treatment guidelines will be presented. Healthcare providers will also be introduced to the Hemophilia Federation of America’s approved mobile application as an important collaborative tool that they can put into the hands of their patients to help them more effectively track their bleeding.

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

Faculty
Roshni Kulkarni, MD
Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Director(Peds) MSU Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University 

Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., MD, MSc.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Director of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University School of Medicine 

Learning Objectives and Goals

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

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders in women, including Hemophilia Carriage, VWD and other rare bleeding disorders within the clinical setting
  • Determine protocols for evaluating underlying bleeding disorders in women
  • Describe the evaluation of bleeding disorders in women, including laboratory assessment
  • Explain current guidelines for the optimal treatment of women with hemophilia carriage, VWD and other rare bleeding disorders
  • Describe available tools to help women and girls effectively track their bleeding, including the Hemophilia Federation of America’s approved mobile application

This session is jointly provided by The Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional School of Medicine and the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders. 

          

This activity has been planned and implemented by the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development and Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders for the advancement of patient care. The Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the health care team. 

   

**Physicians: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this 1.0 activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TMPhysicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

***Nursing: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Participants who complete this activity are awarded 1.0 contact hours.

To Claim Continuing Education Credits 

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  2. Review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information
  3. Complete the pre-test assessment
  4. View the archived webinar
  5. Complete the post-test self-assessment
  6. Attest to your hours of completion
  7. Submit an evaluation/claim form
  8. Download your certificate

**NOTE: Please note that not all of the Q & As were captured on the recording before it ended; therefore, we will uploading all of the Q & A's in a PDF document once they have been transcribed. Thank you.