i-Build-a-Case: Diagnosing Postpartum Acquired Hemophilia in Hospitalized Patients

0.7 ANCC Contact Hours 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Launch Date:
January 15, 2014
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

Hematologists, Hematologist/Oncologists, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologists, Pediatric Hematologists, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Intensivists, Critical Care Medicine Specialists, Emergency Medicine Clinicians, Primary Care Physicians, Registered Nurses

Relevant Terms:

Postpartum, Acquired Hemophilia, Rare Bleeding Disorders

1. Identify the clinical presentation and laboratory results to appropriately diagnose postpartum acquired hemophilia (PPAH)
2. Explain the significance of inhibitor titer in relation to bleeding phenotype and duration of inhibitor in PPAH
3. Discuss treatment strategies and methods of inhibitor eradication in the management of PPAH
4. Provide appropriate counsel and education for patients and their families

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