This activity is intended for emergency medicine physicians, hematologists, pediatricians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with hemophilia. The goal is to increase understanding of the optimal management of these patients when they present to the emergency department (ED). It was developed through a partnership between Medscape Education, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the National Hemophilia Foundation.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Discuss common complications related to hemophilia
  • Triage and assess hemophilia patients who present to the ED
  • Apply latest recommendations for treating hemophilia patients in the emergency department
  • Prepare systematic approach to work collaboratively in an interprofessional team to improve the care for patients with hemophilia who present to the ED

Evaluation and Management of Hemophilia in the Emergency Department
Authors: Amy L. Dunn, MD; Jennifer Maahs, RN-BC, MSN, PNP; Colin G. Kaide, MD; Mohamed Hagahmed, MD; Jessica Copacia, MS, APRN, AC-PNP;
Marilyn J. Heine, MD, FACEP, FACP, FCPP (ACEP Course Director)
CME / CE Released: 12/27/2019
Valid for credit through: 12/26/2020

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Genentech, Inc., and Novo Nordisk Inc.

If you are already registered with Medscape follow this link to “Evaluation and Management of Hemophilia in the Emergency Department.” If you are not already registered, go to Medscape.org where registration is straightforward and free of charge.

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