NHF's Wednesday Webinars for May 2021 will focus on Women's Health Month, featuring topics of interest to both patients and healthcare providers who are interested in issues faced by women with inheritable blood disorders.
All webinars are from 2:00pm-3:00pm ET.
May 5, 2021
VWD Guidelines: Diagnoses
Speaker: Robert Sidonio, MD
The new VWD Guidelines contain meaningful changes that affect the diagnosis of VWD. Dr. Robert Sidonio will discuss the most significant changes that healthcare providers and people with VWD should understand.
May 12, 2021
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Impact on Mental Health in Adolescent and Young Adult Women With Bleeding Disorders
Speaker: Angela Weyand, MD
Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) has been shown in multiple studies to have significant negative effects on quality of life. This webinar will discuss how a review of adolescents with HMB seen in a referral clinic found high rates of anxiety and depression abd that anxiety and depression in these patients was associated with HMB but not bleeding disorders alone. This webinar is appropriate for healthcare providers who treat people who experience heavy menstrual bleeding.
May 19, 2021
Post-partum Hemorrhage in Women with Bleeding Disorders
Speaker: Homa K. Ahmadzia, MD, MPH
This webinar will feature a discussion of maternal and fetal/neonatal risks of bleeding at delivery; counseling preconception pearls; management of delivery to reduce the risk of maternal and fetal/neonatal bleeding, and highlights of postpartum management. This webinar is appropriate for healthcare providers.
May 26, 2021
The New VWD Guidelines: Management
Speaker: Veronica Flood, MD