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Jacquelyn Powers, MD, MS
Target Audience and Needs
Physicians, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, laboratory technicians, allied health professionals, and other healthcare professionals in the fields of pediatric hematology-oncology, transfusion medicine, and pathology need to receive regular updates on novel research findings and on evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and management of hematologic disorders and coagulopathies. Reviews of challenging cases will be used as an impetus for discussion. The series aims to increase the knowledge and skills of the learners with regard to the spectrum of hematologic disorders and coagulopathies in order to enhance the quality of care and improve patient outcomes.
Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, and literature review.
At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:
- Define and describe specific problems in pediatric hematology and coagulation, including transfusion medicine.
- Determine and interpret available laboratory and radiographic diagnostic tests within the differential diagnosis of pediatric hematologic disorders, including coagulopathies.
- Utilize clinical findings and laboratory results to diagnose and manage pediatric patients with hematologic disorders and coagulopathies.
- Identify and differentiate evidence-based therapeutic choices for childhood hematologic disorders and coagulopathies and the complications of their treatment.
Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.