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Partners Relaunches School Nurse Module on VWD

May 30, 2017
Partners Relaunches School Nurse Module on VWD

The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program recently relaunched “A School Nurses Guide to Bleeding Disorders: von Willebrand Disease.” The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to obtain knowledge about von Willebrand disease (VWD), its treatment, and any accommodations that must be made to ensure safe and positive learning environment to the student with VWD.

The target audience for this activity includes professional school nurses where there are students diagnosed with VWD, teachers, physical education instructors, administrators, and guidance counselors, and other educators and healthcare professionals who require an introduction to school-related considerations for students with VWD.

The faculty for this module includes:

  • Lisa Bowman, RN, ASN
  • Laura Cole, RN

“A School Nurses Guide to Bleeding Disorders: von Willebrand Disease” is provided for 0.5 contact hours under American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) criteria.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the ANCC’s Commission on Accreditation.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education has been awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program. This distinction is valid through 2020.

The activity is available until 5:00 PM, Eastern, March 27, 2018.

Established in 1996, the Partners Program promotes excellence in care through education created by and for the federally recognized Hemophilia Treatment Center Network and providers from a variety of disciplines that serve patients with bleeding and other coagulation disorders. The program is a collaborative initiative of the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, NHF and the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan. Funding to support the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program is provided through an unrestricted educational grant from Shire.

Learn more about “A School Nurses Guide to Bleeding Disorders: von Willebrand Disease” and other online educational activities by going to the PartnersPRN web site.