Webinar Title: Morbidity Challenges and Treatment Advances for Hemophilia Carriers: Focus on FIX/FVIII and Management of Both Types

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

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Webinar Faculty: Roshni Kulkarni, MD and Robert Sidonio, JR., MD, MSc 
Activity Medical Director: Andra H. James, MD, MPH

This Webinar will have a special focus on the unique aspects of FIX/FVIII and their management and state-of-the-art treatments for female patients. It will include discussing the role of FIX/FVIII replacement in women with bleeding disorders and describing issues for both types of hemophilia carriers-hemophilia B and A. 

At the conclusion of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of, and apply to practice, assessing patient history and experience as well as factor levels in carriers
  2. Recognize and manage the range of bleeding and medical complications, including joint morbidity, that can occur in carriers of hemophilia B and hemophilia A
  3. Recognize and manage the reproductive life-stage issues for hemophilia carriers, from menses through pregnancy and postpartum to menopause
  4. Know and appropriately apply available new and state-of-the-science therapeutics/treatments in the optimal management of hemophilia B carriers
  5. Know and appropriately apply available new and state-of-the-science therapeutics/treatments in the optimal management of hemophilia A carriers
Target Audience: Hematologists, pediatric/adolescent gynecologists, Ob/Gyn providers, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers
This Webinar is supported in part by an educational grant from Aptevo. 

Continuing Education Credits

Category 1

Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only 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.

Nurse CE

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 the 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.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and The Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Continuing Education Credits

You need to view the entire program to receive credit (approximately 1 hour total). You will then be directed to a link for the posttest and evaluation.  To receive credit, you will need to correctly answer 70% of the questions on the posttest. Upon successful completion of the posttest, and completion of the evaluation, a certificate will be available for you to print. You will have three opportunities to complete the posttest.

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