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A Provider Toolkit for Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health in the Bleeding Disorders Population

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A Provider Toolkit for Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health in the Bleeding Disorders Population

September 18, 2014
2:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Audience: 
Physicians/Researchers
Nurses

The outcomes and quality of life of people bleeding disorders have greatly improved due to the access to care and evidence-based treatment protocols provided by centers of excellence. However, significant challenges remain regarding the treatment for individuals and their families experiencing emotional and behavioral problems, or mental health disorders. This dynamic session will address and provide tools for recognition of mental health disorders that may be commonly encountered in the bleeding disorders population. Additionally, the attendees will be provided with strategies for addressing how mental health disorders affect the management of individuals with bleeding disorders and their adherence to recommended treatment protocols. After completion of the session, attendees will be able to recognize three warning signs of common mental health disorders, describe three strategies for addressing mental health disorders within the hemophilia treatment center system, and recognize how mental health disorders affect adherence to recommended treatment regimens.

Speakers: 
Cathy Buranahirun, PsyD
Erin M. Hawks, Ph.D.
Mina D. Nguyen-Driver, PsyD
James F. Hammel, MD, MA, MSc, FAPA
Moderators: 
Sandy Hibner, MSN, RN
Lori Wagner, MSN, FNP-C