Activity Number and Title
22HT00053 A School Nurses Guide to Bleeding Disorders: Hemophilia
May 27, 2022
5:00 PM Eastern, May 27, 2024
The estimated time to complete this activity is 45 minutes.
This online learning activity aims to enable the learner to develop basic knowledge and skills regarding etiology, inheritance, severity, and treatment of hemophilia, recognition of hemophilia symptoms, and use of strategies to promote a safe and positive learning environment.
The activity is designed for school nurses, nurse practitioners, and other school personnel who require basic knowledge and skill to effectively practice and teach in schools attended by a student with hemophilia. This involves debunking common myths that persist about hemophilia and replacing those myths with factual information concerning the etiology, inheritance, severity, and treatment of hemophilia. It includes information on identifying prevalent locations and symptoms of bleeding in hemophilia. Finally, the activity reviews strategies that may be implemented in the school setting to promote a safe and positive learning environment for the student with hemophilia.
This accredited continuing education activity is designed for nurses and nurse practitioners who practice in schools attended by a student with hemophilia. It may also be helpful to teachers, physical education and sports coaches, administrators, guidance counselors, and other educators and healthcare professionals needing an introduction to school related considerations in hemophilia.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be better able to:
- Dispel common misconceptions about hemophilia
- Review basic information about the etiology, inheritance, and severity of hemophilia
- Identify prevalent locations and symptoms of joint and muscle bleeding in hemophilia
- Describe hemophilia treatment strategies and medications utilized and avoided in hemophilia management
- Discuss guidelines for participation in physical activity and sports by persons with hemophilia
- Integrate reasonable accommodations in the school setting to promote a safe and positive learning environment for the student with hemophilia
- Explain the role of the Hemophilia Treatment Center as a resource for support for schools attended by a student with hemophilia
- Lisa Bowman, RN, BSN, ASN
- Molly Simmons, RN, BSN
Requirements for Successful Completion
In order to receive continuing education credits, you must complete these steps prior to the activity expiration date.
- Read the Disclosure Information found in the To Dos section.
- Complete the learning activity
- Complete the evaluation
- Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or better
- Upon successful completion of the post-test your certificate of completion will be available to print or save
Accreditation Statement and Contact Hours
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 hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.
Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
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