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News & Updates - Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education
Tue, Oct 20 2020

Important Announcement!

To reduce risk of COVID-19 exposure among participants and faculty, all Partners Program events for the remainder of 2020 will be hosted as webinars. These live, interactive programs will feature similar content delivered by the same speakers as the in-person programs. These online programs will also carry continuing education credits for individuals in the target audience(s) who participate in a program in its entirety. Seats in all programs are limited. Please contact Natalie Duncan, nduncan@ihtc.org, with any questions.

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  • July, 01 2019 July

    Social Workers and Nurses - New CE Activity, July 2019

    PartnersPRN has released an ANCC accredited and NASW approved online activity entitled Pediatric to Adult Transition Improvement Process. This online learning activity introduces an innovative, structured, evidence-informed approach to pediatric to adult transition of patients ages 12 to 22.

    Click on the tab Online Education for more information!

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 0.75 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

    This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886604222-9411) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

  • July, 01 2019 July

    CE Activity: Comprehensive Care Team: Roles and Responsibilities, June 2019

    PartnersPRN is proud to release the online module Multidisciplinary Bleeding Disorders Comprehensive Care Team: Roles and Responsibilities. This complimentary online activity 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 (HTC). The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is provided for 0.75 contact hours under ANCC criteria. You can find this activity under The Basics category. Enjoy!

  • March, 21 2019 March

    Sickle Cell Disease CE Activities Released! March 2019

    PartnersPRN releases a series of three continuing education activities on Sickle Cell Disease: Comprehensive Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease, Hydroxyurea for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease, and Best Transition Practices for Adolescents and Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease. The activities are intended for Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers who treat persons with sickle cell disease and wish to improve outcomes associated with care for these persons. Dr. Emily Riehm Meier, Pediatric Hematologist and Director of Sickle Cell Research at the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Inc., is the faculty for the modules.

    All modules are offered free of charge and carry ANCC contact hours and AAPA Category 1 CME Credit!

    Click the Online Education tab above to participate in these activities today!

  • 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:

    http://partnersprn.org/assets/pdfs/Partners-Newsletter-Issue-3.pdf

  • 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:

    http://partnersprn.org/assets/pdfs/Partners_Newsletter.pdf.

  • December, 02 2014 December

    ONLINE ACTIVITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR NASW CREDIT!

    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

  • November, 21 2014 November

    Partners in the Press!

    Hemaware Magazine recently featured the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program

    The National Hemophilia Foundation’s monthly patient-oriented bleeding disorder magazine, “Hemaware” featured an article about the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program. The article features several quotes from Natalie Duncan and Dr. Amy Shapiro from Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center and describes the indirect benefits of the Partners Program to patients by increasing the competency of their providers. Check it out here: http://www.hemaware.org/story/teachable-moments