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  • August, 01 2017 August

    Partners Program Newsletter, Issue 3, July 2017

    Do you need help keeping up on the new learning modules and accredited programs offered by the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program? 

    Check out our current newletter for all the latest on modules, live events, and Board Certification. 

    Access the newsletter here:


  • August, 01 2017 August

    Partners Newsletter, Issue 2, February 2017

    Do you need help keeping up-to-date on the new learning modules and accredited activities on PartnersPRN?

    Check out our current newsletter for all the latest on modules, live events, and the Hemostasis Nursing Board Certification Program.

    Access the newsletter here:


  • August, 23 2016 August

    ANCC Board Certification Program Discounts!

    Special Promotion!

    Now is the perfect opportunity for nurses to get Board Certified!

    ANCC is offering a Special Discount for initial certification applications.


    With the Partners Program subsidy, successful Board Certification applicants who are employed by a federally recognized Hemophilia Treatment Center and treat patients with bleeding disorders will pay...

    ...only $58!

    Access all the information you need at:



    Join us for an interactive breakfast breakout session at the

    ATHN Data Summit 2016

    Get constructive feedback and guidance, including a sample worksheet to help you get started.

    What: ANCC Hemostasis Nursing Certification - Demystifying the Process

    When: October 7, 2016, 8:00am - 9:15am Central

    Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago

  • July, 14 2016 July

    Get Board Certified!

    Get Board Certified in Hemostasis Nursing!

    What is the Hemostasis Nursing Board Certification?

    The Hemostasis Nursing board certification through portfolio, a unique credential from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is designed specifically for registered nurses in hemostasis nursing! The credential, Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC), is valid for 5 years.

    What Do I Have to Do?

    Eligible applicants submit an online portfolio of evidence to document their specialized knowledge, skills, and understanding of professional nursing practice and theory. No written exam is required. Once you successfully pass the portfolio review process, you are awarded the credential.

    I'm Interested! Where Do I Start?

    The ANCC's website for Hemostasis Nursing (nursecredentialing.org/HemostasisNursing) has all the information you need!

    STEP 1: Confirm Eligibility and Pricing

    Eligibility criteria and pricing information can be found on the Hemostasis Nursing website.

    You may be eligible for a subsidy to cover the application fee! Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education will reimburse a signficant portion of the application fee of successful candidates working with patients with bleeding disorders and employed at a federally recognized hemophilia treatment center. Visit the Partners website to find out about this generous subsidy!

    STEP 2: Prepare Portfolio & Apply Online

    Download and carefully read the CERTIFICATION THROUGH PORTFOLIO APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS. This gives you a step-by-step "to-do" list.

    Download and carefully read the PORTFOLIO CONTENT OUTLINE. This explains the four domains that will be evaluated in your portfolio and their corresponding weights.

    Read the PORTFOLIO PREPARATION TIPS for helpful hints on how to apply.

    ?Have Questions?

    What is a Portfolio Content Outline? How do I fill out the accomplishments area? How do I prepare a clinical exemplar narrative? Find out the answers to these and other questions in the CERTIFICATION THROUGH PORTFOLIO APPLICATION FAQs.

    Contact ANCC for more specific answers to your questions:

    ANCC Email: ANCCPortfolio@ana.org   ANCC Phone: 1-800-284-2378

    We Want You to Succeed! 

    Join us for an Informative Breakout at the ATHN Data Summit 2016!

    Get constructive feedback and guidance, including a sample worksheet to help you get started.

    DATE: October 6-7, 2016; LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Chicago

  • December, 16 2015 December

    Hemostasis Nursing Board Certification Program is LIVE!

    The American Nurses Credentialing Center and its collaborative partner, the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network (ATHN) announce the launch of the Hemostasis Nursing Certification Through Portfolio program.

    Board certification for hemostasis nurses provides nurses the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to providing excellent care.

    The program was made possible by the support of Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education. Nurses engaged in the care of patients with bleeding disorders at a federally recognized hemophilia treatment center (HTC) are also eligible to receive a subsidy from Partners to offset the application cost.

    For more information or to apply, visit http://nursecredentialing.org/HemostasisNursing.

    Successful candidates can learn more about the subsidy at http://partnersprn.org/pages/hemostasisNursing.php.


  • March, 27 2015 March

    Hemostasis Nursing Board Certification Is Coming!

    Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education, in collaboration with ATHN, is helping the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) develop the new Hemostasis Nursing Certification Through Portfolio!

    ANCC is currently recruiting Content Experts to help create this new certification. Please apply to become a Content Expert and help with the development of this exciting new Certification.

    To be considered for the Content Expert Registry, please visit the ANCC website to download

    the Portfolio Content Expert Application Form.

    Click Here to learn more about this unique Certification program.


  • December, 02 2014 December


    The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program is pleased to present three complimentary continuing education online activities approved for NASW Social Worker credit! Visit www.partnersprn.org and log in to the members only portion of the site located on the left hand side of the Web page.

    Transitions: Hemophilia Care Over a Lifetime – 1.0 Contact Hour

    This module defines the goals and process of transitioning. It then systematically outlines the barriers to successful transition and categorizes these barriers as being related to the patient, family, healthcare system, culture, or mental health/substance abuse. To overcome those barriers, the module describes interventions that support positive transition. Finally, the module lists resources including NHF transition guidelines and Healthy People 2020 Guidelines.

    Faculty: Maria Hartland, MSSA, LISW-S, Laura Maynard McGinity, LMSW

    This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886604222-5344) for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour.

     Psychosocial Considerations for Parents, Children and Pre-adolescents in Bleeding Disorder Care – 1.0 Contact Hour 

    This module examines the developmental stages of childhood, including infancy through the pre-adolescent years and how those stages might influence parenting a child with hemophilia.  It also explores the various environmental factors/life domains influencing the psychosocial health of a child and a family living with hemophilia and provides practical assessment strategies and interventions to utilize in the Hemophilia Treatment Center environment.

    Faculty: Colleen Joiner, LMSW, Leslie McGeady, MSW, LISW

    This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886604222-5345) for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

    Psychosocial Considerations of Aging with a Bleeding Disorder1.0 Contact Hour

    This module will define the role of the social worker as the psychosocial professional who is an integral member of the comprehensive care team. General information will be provided regarding aging and complications of aging when living with a chronic condition. Exploration of the historical factors that have a significant influence on aging adults in the hemophilia community, psychosocial factors of aging in the general population, as well as within the bleeding disorders community will be assessed.

    Additionally, it will address various life domains, which impact the quality of life for those who are living with hemophilia. These include: pain management, cognitive and physical abilities, employment, health care coverage and finances, living environment, social support and individual social skills. Finally, it will address practical strategies for the social work professional to utilize in the hemophilia treatment center environment.

    Faculty: Ellen Kachalsky, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, Colleen Joiner, LMSW

    This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886604222-5343) for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

    These activities will be available for NASW credit through Midnight, November 30, 2015.

    Please see attachement for more details. Click Here