The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program
The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program promotes excellence in care through education, created by and for the federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) Network and providers from a variety of disciplines that serve patients with bleeding and other coagulation disorders.
The program was established in 1996 and aims to provide the most comprehensive, broad-based education available for the HTC Network in North America.
The Partners Program is a collaborative initiative of the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, National Hemophilia Foundation and Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan. Funding to support the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program is provided through an unrestricted educational grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
Basic covers valuable, hands-on training through observation of the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center’s (IHTC) comprehensive clinic. Basic is limited to a small number of participants to ensure a personal, interactive learning experience. Basic is conducted over two-and-a-half days and supplements clinical observation of the multidisciplinary IHTC staff with classroom training and a post-clinic conference.
Advanced I and II expand on the Basic curriculum to meet the needs of experienced care providers who are confident with independent decision-making for patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. Advanced supplements classroom learning with a variety of applied learning techniques such as in-depth case studies, discussions and team problem-solving. The classroom portion of the Advanced programs takes place over two days, and curricula are tailored to the needs and interests of the group.
PartnersPRN is a flexible online learning program that enables care providers to meet training and educational needs in a quick, cost-effective manner through the convenience of the web. PartnersPRN offers dynamic, web-based access to over 30 learning activities—most of which offer continuing education credits— as well as flexibility for content revision, expansion and improvement. Learning activities are divided into categories including “The Basics” for newer HTC staff.
Presentation Skills Workshop
To extend training nationally in development and delivery of educational content, Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education offers the Presentation Skills Workshop. The Workshop is hosted once per year and provides a unique training opportunity for individuals in the HTC network who want to improve their content development and presentation skills.
ANCC Hemostasis Nursing Board Certification Program is officially "LIVE"!
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and its collaborating partner, the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network (ATHN), are pleased to announce the launch of the Hemostasis Nursing Certification through Portfolio Program.
Board certification for hemostasis nurses provide those nurses working in the field of bleeding disorders with the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to providing excellent patient care.
This program was made possible by the support of the Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education. Nurses engaged in the care of patients with bleeding disorders at a federally-recognized hemophilia treatment center (HTC) are also eligible to receive a subsidy from Partners to offset the application cost.
For more information or to apply, visit http://nursecredentialing.org/HemostasisNursing
Successful candidates can learn more about the subsidy at http://partnersprn.org/certification/
Continuing Nursing Education
In 2011, The Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education Program began working with the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Education (UNMC CON CNE) office. Consistent with The Partners Program goal to promote excellence in care through education, the UNMC CON CNE provides continuing nursing education credit for most of the online education and live events offered by The Partners Program.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The UNMC CON CNE has been awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program. This distinction is valid through 2016.