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News & Updates - Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education
Fri, Jun 14 2024
  • April, 19 2024 April

    Multidisciplinary Bleeding Disorders Comprehensive Care Team | Apr 2024

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education is pleased to announce a new online continuing education opportunity under the Basics category!

    Multidisciplinary Bleeding Disorders Comprehensive Care Team: Roles and Responsibilities includes content about the roles and responsibilities of members of the core and extended multidisciplinary bleeding disorders comprehensive care teams at federally recognized Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs).

    This accredited continuing education activity is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, social workers, and other clinical and non-clinical staff at federally recognized U.S. Hemophilia Treatment Centers who require knowledge about the roles and responsibilities of members of the multidisciplinary comprehensive care team.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 0.75 ANCC contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

  • February, 09 2024 February

    The 340B Pharmacy Program and the HTC | Feb 2024

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education is pleased to announce a new online continuing education opportunity under the Basics category!

    The 340B Pharmacy Program and the HTC will provide a brief history of the 340B Pharmacy Program established in 1992 under the Veterans Healthcare Act and the role of these programs in lowering costs of care and providing revenue for the HTC which must be reinvested into programs and services provided directly to HTC patients. For those HTCs in consideration of starting a 340B Pharmacy Program, this module also introduces the Office of Pharmacy Affairs requirements and regulations for such a program, including definitions of key terms and information about the application process, program maintenance, and potential program audits. Finally, this module will recommend the Hemophilia Alliance as a resource for HTCs with 340B Pharmacy Programs as well as those who are interested in learning more about the operation and management of such programs at HTCs.

    This accredited continuing education activity is designed for nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other healthcare professionals in the U.S. Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) Network who wish to learn more about establishing and/or managing a 340B Pharmacy Program and the role of these programs in the U.S. HTC Network.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 0.5 ACPE contact hours. Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. UAN # JA0000319-9999-24-004-H03-P / UAN # JA0000319-9999-24-004-H03-T.

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 0.5 ANCC contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

  • September, 26 2023 September

    Aging with Hemophilia | Sep 2023 Update

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education posted a new online continuing education opportunity under the Psychosocial Health category!

    Psychosocial Considerations in Bleeding Disorders Care: Aging with Hemophilia describes the increasing burden of chronic disease in elderly Americans and the role of extended life expectancy on prevalence of chronic conditions among elderly persons with hemophilia. The activity assesses psychosocial considerations in managing care for elderly persons with hemophilia and recommends practical assessment strategies for use in the Hemophilia Treatment Center environment to optimize care of these individuals.

    This enduring material is designed for social workers, nurses, and other members of the multidisciplinary comprehensive care team at U.S. federally-recognized hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) who routinely encounter adult persons with hemophilia (PWH) in need of support to navigate changes associated with the aging process.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses and social workers. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 clinical continuing education credits. The content level of this activity is advanced.

  • September, 26 2023 September

    Living with an Inhibitor | Sep 2023

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education posted a new online continuing education opportunity under the Psychosocial Health category!

    Psychosocial Concerns and Coping Strategies for Persons and Families Living with an Inhibitor reviews studies using a variety of validated quality of life instruments to provide insight into differences in both the physical and mental health domains for persons with hemophilia with an inhibitor and their parents/caregivers versus persons with hemophilia without an inhibitor. The module also discusses the differences in health-related quality of life among persons with an inhibitor based on treatment frequency, age, and adherence. It also covers the impact of inhibitors on quality of life of parents/caregivers of persons with hemophilia with an inhibitor, describes a real-time study of health-related quality of life differences on bleed vs nonbleed days, and describes the effect of prophylaxis on persons with an inhibitor. The module concludes with an overview of various strategies to psychosocial interventions in persons with an inhibitor.

    This accredited continuing education activity is designed for psychosocial professionals, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other members of the health care team who are involved in the care of individuals with congenital hemophilia who have an inhibitor to clotting factor VIII or IX.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses and social workers. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.o clinical continuing education credits. The content level of this activity is advanced.

  • August, 28 2023 August

    A School Nurse's Guide to Sickle Cell Disease | Aug 2023

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education posted a new online continuing education opportunity under the School Nurse Education category!

    A School Nurse's Guide to Sickle Cell Disease presents the causes, disease traits, inheritance, and symptoms of sickle cell disease (SCD). In addition, common problems and complications of SCD including pain, stroke, priapism, acute chest syndrome, infection, bone disease, eye disease, and other health problems will be provided. Strategies and special accommodations that can be used in the school setting are also provided.

    This enduring material is designed for professional school nurses in schools attended by a child with SCD, teachers, physical education teachers, administrators and guidance counselors, and other school staff or health care professionals who require an introduction to school-related considerations for students with SCD.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

  • August, 17 2023 August

    Complimentary Online CE Opportunity Introduces the Registered Dietitian Nurtrionist as a Member of the Extended Hemophilia Comprehensive Care Team

    The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program has launched a new online continuing education activity under the category Special Issues in Hemophilia.

    Nutritional Considerations in Common Comorbidities of Hemophilia introduces the Registered Dietitian Nurtrionist (RDN) as a member of the extended hemophilia comprehensive care team at U.S. Hemophilia Treatment Centers. Topics include discussion of the roles and responsibilities of the RDN or other qualified individual, components of the nutrition assessment administered by this professional, nutrition objectives and dietary interventions for common comorbidities of hemophilia, and important considerations and discussion points on use of dietary supplements among persons with hemophilia.

    This enduring material is designed for registered dietitian nutritionists, nurses, physical therapists, social workers, and other members of the multidisciplinary comprehensive care team at U.S. Hemophilia Treatment Centers who are involved in or support the nutritional health of patients.

    The activity provides complimentary continuing education credit for nurses. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and enroll in the activity today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.

  • October, 19 2022 October

    Gene Therapy for Providers CE Education | Oct 2022

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education is pleased to announce the release of a 3-part continuing medical education series on the use of gene therapy for hemophilia.

    Gene Therapy for Providers 101 provides basic education on hemophilia gene therapy, including the aims of gene therapy, the packaging, delivery, and activity of the replacement genes; and how the replacement genes lead to production and/or availability of normal clotting factor in persons with hemophilia. Gene Therapy for Providers 201 is a process-oriented intermediate activity that will guide HTC multidisciplinary staff and institutional stakeholders to gain knowledge on the steps necessary to prepare an institution to administer AAV-mediated gene therapy for hemophilia. Gene Therapy for Providers 301 is a process-oriented activity that will enable HTC multidisciplinary staff and hospital staff to support patients and their families as they consider hemophilia gene therapy, including education of patients and families on basic concepts in hemophilia gene therapy; administrative preparedness for providers; and short- and long-term care demands.

    These activities are intended for multidisciplinary providers at hemophilia treatment centers, including nurses, physicians, pharmacists, physical therapists, social workers, and genetic counselors providing care to persons with hemophilia A and hemophilia B.

    Complimentary continuing education credit provided for physicians, physician assistant, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and nurses. Click on the Online Education tab above for the full accreditation information and participate in all 3 activities today!

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.