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Nurses and other healthcare providers interested to learn about this topic.
The Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Nurse Education Day online module was created to share evidence-based guidelines, comfort care and bedside manner practices with nursing staff that assist in the treatment of care for patients living with sickle cell disease. This module includes a series of educational topics that must be completed in entirety in order to receive the full continuing education (CE)credit of this module. Partial CE credit will not be granted.
This event is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC and EMBRACE Network.
Original Release Date: August 3, 2020
Valid Thru: August 2, 2021
•Increase the number of providers adhering to the NHLBI guidelines to provide care for persons with SCD
•Increase the pool of providers offering evidence based SCD care by disseminating technology based provider support tools (tele-mentoring and telemedicine)
•Develop and implement strategies to improve access to quality care in a SCD medical home with a focus on individual and family engagement
The Perfect Storm: Biases and Sickle Cell Disease
Emily MacNeill, MD, Atrium Health
The Basics of SCD for the Nurse – Pathophysiology, Presentation and Management
Ifeyinwa “Ify” Osunkwo, MD, MPH, Atrium Health
They Don’t Look Like They’re in Pain: Pain Management and Assessments
Jennifer Saunders, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CNL, Atrium Health
The Role of Care Coordination and Community Resourcing
Edith Cooper-Bolden, MSN, RN, CCCTM, Atrium Health
When You Look at Me
• Integrate critical thinking and scientific knowledge to solve health problems associated with sickle cell disease.
• Develop collaborative relationships with inpatient and acute care nurses with hematology teams and their patients.
• Discuss nursing professionalism and comfort care based on ethical responsibilities when treating patients with sickle cell disease.
Yuen L Cheung, MSN, RN-BC, 704-512-6523