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The Sickle Cell Care Coordination for Achieving Patient Empowerment Conference is a 4-day, multidisciplinary course for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, psychologists, community health providers, patients, and their families designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for participants to understand and optimize the role of a sickle cell disease health navigator (SCD HN) or work in a sickle cell medical care team. This interprofessional activity prepares allied health professionals, community-based staff, and volunteers to work together to improve patient outcomes. The program includes topics on the US healthcare delivery system, sickle cell disease and its treatments, racism and health disparities, communication techniques, mental health, transition and community-based organizations and much more!
At the conclusion of the educational activity, learners will be able to:
Review sickle cell disease pathology, complications, treatments, and the impact on patients’ general health and lifestyle.
Review the impact of Covid-19 on the care and health of patients with sickle cell disease.
Describe the role and responsibilities of a sickle cell disease health navigator or medical care team member working with patients as the other comorbid conditions including psychosocial issues.
Demonstrate effective communication using techniques such as motivational interviewing based upon knowledge of models such as adult learning theory, health belief model and the transtheoretical model.
Discuss the impact of racism, complicit and implicit bias and health disparities on the health of persons diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
Describe the U.S. health care delivery system, including the roles of direct providers, allied health professionals, and members of the public health infrastructure.
Identify the network of sickle cell disease services for referral and resources in the communities they serve.
Review the principles of HIPPA requirements, confidentiality, and ethical boundaries between patients and health navigators as it relates to sickle cell disease health care.
Explore a variety of strategies of health navigators or medical team members which can be used to obtain healthy lifestyles and become more self-sufficient.
Discuss how a sickle cell medial home is developed and describe the critical components of a program.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 32 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
AMA- No LOGO
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live activity and PI CME for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC- NO LOGO
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 32 contact hours for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.
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The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 32 hours of participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM or ANCC contact hours) to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.
This activity is designated for 32 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live activity for a maximum of 32 continuing education hours.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 32 general continuing education credits.
* Types of credit include: ethics, clinical, cultural competence, or general
Successful completion of this activity, planned in accordance with the needed MOC requirements, enables the participant to earn MOC Part II Self-assessment points equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1TM claimed for the activity, through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) joint initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities. The awarded transcript provides for both AMA PRA Category 1TM and MOC II Self-assessment credit for the following participating boards:
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
American Board of Pathology (ABPath)
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Note: It is the accredited provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC II Self-assessment credit for the above boards. For learners wishing to receive credit through a Member Board not included above, please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.