Strategies for Managing Complex Aspects of Caring for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the Acute Care Setting

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited life-threstening disease which affects 100,000 Americans and is mostly seen in the black and brown population. Many healthcare provers have not cared for this patient population. Since the care is complex  and more patients are being hospitalized, it is important to provide education the team which includes the specific therapy and treatment.

Release Date:
July 2023

Expiration Date:
July 2026

Estimated Duration of Course:
1 hour and 15 minutes

This offering carries 1.00 ANCC nursing contact hours.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

This activity is designed to increase knowledge  of the disease process and symptom management in order to provide best practices for patients with sickle cell disease.

Additional Information

Provided by: 

The Norman Knight Nursing Center 

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Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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