2017 Indiana Sickle Cell Conference: The Road to Better Care

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Date & Location
Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM   Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties
Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatrics

Overview

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSED. PLEASE REGISTER AT THE DOOR.

This one day Sickle Cell Disease conference will provide information about current trends in the field and available resources for healthcare providers, patients, family members, care givers, and social services providers. The morning session is devoted to healthcare providers with CME credit available. The afternoon session is tailored for patients, family members and social service providers and is not eligible for CME credit.



Objectives

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

  1. Recognize recommended protocols for treating adult Sickle Cell patients in pain crisis episodes and be able to apply them for improved patient outcomes
  2. Identify recommended protocols for treating pediatric Sickle Cell patients in pain crisis episodes and be able to apply them for improved patient outcomes
  3. Describe indications where red blood cell exchange may be preferable to transfusion and be able to apply that knowledge for improved patient outcomes
  4. Discuss options for curative procedures that have recently become available and apply that knowledge for improved patient outcomes

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative.  The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.