2018 Indiana Sickle Cell Conference Spotlight on Adults: Improving Care

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Date & Location
Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, IN

Target Audience
Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatrics, Rheumatology


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.


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 proven methods for effectively transitioning adolescent patients to adult care and apply them for improved patient outcomes
  3. Describe indications for stem cell transplantation and the benefits for improved patient outcomes


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. 

Indiana University Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-412, 6/1/2019)

Participants can earn up to 4.0 contact hours for time in attendance and submission of an evaluation.

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.