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On Demand April 13, 2022

Improving Lung Health of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): Alabama Perspective

Broadcast Date: April 13, 2022 | 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Post-Conference Materials

Sheet (1 page)
Evaluation (1 page)
Social Worker Test (1 page)

Program Overview

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common life-shortening autosomal recessive disorder that predominantly affects African Americans. Alabama has one of the highest rates of SCD according to the CDC. This program will discuss the disease and the promising curative therapies which should enhance efforts to maintain lung health in this population.

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Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, health educators, pediatricians, school counselors, school nurses, respiratorytherapy staff, primary care providers and other healthcare professionals and administrators who may provide services to adult and pediatric patients with SCD and their families

Contact Hours

Nurses (1.5 hours) & Social Workers (1.5 hours)

Contact for Technical Assistance

Call 334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN.

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