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Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Module Explains HTC Multidisciplinary Team

April 19, 2017

The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program is offering a new educational module designed to familiarize staff of the 140+ federally recognized US hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) with the roles and responsibilities of the members of the HTC multidisciplinary team, as outlined by the National Hemophilia Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) in Document #132: Standards and Criteria for the Care of Persons with Congenital Bleeding Disorders.

The target audience for this activity includes nurses, physicians, physical therapists, social workers and other clinical staff within the US HTC network who are part of the multidisciplinary comprehensive care team. Also welcome are any additional HTC staff who wish to enhance their knowledge of the HTC multidisciplinary team.

The faculty for this module includes:

  • Susan Cutter, LCSW, MPA
  • Karen Droze, MS
  • Ann Forsberg, MA, MPH
  • Nicole Hroma, PT
  • Susan Zappa, RN-BC, CPN
  • Natalie Duncan, MPH

“HTC Multidisciplinary Team: Roles and Responsibilities Details” 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 activity is available until 5:00pm Eastern Time, February 13, 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 “HTC Multidisciplinary Team: Roles and Responsibilities Details” and other online educational activities by going to the PartnersPRN web site.