Sickle Cell Disease in Pediatric Patients: Guide to Inpatient Care and Prevention of Vaso-Occlusive Crises

Off Campus
Melissa Menditto, PharmD

Sickle Cell Disease in Pediatric Patients: Guide to Inpatient Care and Prevention of Vaso-Occlusive Crises

Schedule:         November 9, 2021, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Audience:        Accredited for Pharmacists

                         Other interested health care professionals welcome

Credits:           1 Contact Hour- knowledge based, 0.1CEU will be awarded under the provider, 0837-9999-21-226-L01-P                                  

Presenter:        Melissa Menditto, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Registration:    Free to all attendees

Learning Objectives:

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe evidence-based recommendations in the selection of medication therapy for pediatric sickle cell patients in vaso-occlusive crisis
  2. Discuss how the pathophysiology of complications associated with sickle cell disease relates to the mechanisms of pharmacologic therapies
  3. Identify pediatric patients who will benefit from new pharmacologic therapies in preventing sickle cell crisis

Requirements for Receiving CE Credit:

  • Successful completion of post-presentation questions
  • Participation at live program
  • Complete program evaluation form

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