Penny Kumpf, RN-BC, BSN
Von Willebrand Outreach Nurse, Hemophilia of Georgia

Kelly Tickle, MSN, APN, PPCNP-BC<
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta


Lydia Johnson, RN, BSN
Hemostasis Clinical Nurse Coordinator
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center
Saint Louis Univ. Dept of Pediatrics

Robert Sidonio, Jr., MD, MSc.
Medical Director of Hemophilia
Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Emily Bisson, APRN, CPNP * (panel moderator)
Nurse Practitioner
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Leigh Carpenter, R.Ph.
Hemophilia of Georgia

Becky Garcia, RN, BSN, CPN
Pediatric Hemophilia & von Willebrand Clinical Coordinator
Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Susan Knight, PT, PCS
Physical Therapist
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Kathaleen Schnur, LSW
Social Worker
Hemophilia Center of Western PA

By the end of this session, the participant should be better able to:

  • Summarize progress to date of Nursing Excellence Awardee - EMS Education/Awareness

  • List 2 new developments in the clinical care of patients with bleeding disorders

  • Review clinical indications for use of non-factor replacement products in conjunction with immune tolerance induction (ITI)

  • Describe challenges & solutions for facilitating adherence   

  • Describe the multidisciplinary approach to care for the patient on novel therapy