This state-of-the-science-and-practice Education Webinar will describe the issues and challenges of achieving hemostasis in women with bleeding disorders, with a focus on managing the more severe types of VWD. Recommended management approaches and cross-discipline collaboration will be detailed and the available treatments will be described as well as the available evidence concerning their use. Importantly, there will be a focus on the reproductive life-stage challenges for women with VWD and other bleeding disorders and their effective management. The target audience for this program is hematologists, Ob/Gyns, other physicians and nursing professionals who serve women and girls.
At the conclusion of this Webinar, participants will be able to:
- Understand and discuss the range of treatments available for women with VWD and other bleeding disorders.
- Discern and describe the differences in available therapies for VWD and other bleeding disorders.
- Optimally apply the appropriate treatment for each female patient with VWD.
- Recognize and manage the range of complications occurring during the reproductive life stages for women with VWD and other bleeding disorders, and appropriately apply (the full range of) available therapies to this management.