Connective Tissue Disorders: Joint Hypermobility and Vascular Fragility

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 evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and management of hematologic disorders and coagulopathies and on novel research findings. 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.

Target Audience

Physicians, fellows, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the structure and the main characteristics of connective tissue.

  • Review the spectrum of connective tissue disorders.

  • Discuss the main connective tissue disorders associated with vascular fragility.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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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 enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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