Clinical Overview of Hemophilia

Hemophilia Education Series
1 ACPE 1 ANCC Contact Hours 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Launch Date:
July 29, 2015
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

Physicians, nurses and pharmacists

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Jim Munn, RN, MS

Jim Munn, RN, MS
Univ. of Michigan Hemophilia Treatment Center
F2480 Mott Hospital-Hemophilia
1500 East Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI

Jim Munn RN, MS, is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has been a program and nurse coordinator at the University of Michigan's Hemophilia Treatment Center since 1996. He has been involved in several nursing positions in this field most notably as the current chair of the WFH Nurses Committee and treasurer of the ISTH Nursing Forum, as well as the past chair of the NHF Nursing Working Group. He has lectured at numerous state, regional, national and international conferences in the area of hemophilia and coagulation disorders.  He also has authored several articles, manuscripts and book chapters in this same area of expertise.

Sue Gerghty, RN MBA

Sue Gerghty, RN, MBA
Nurse Planner
SolutionSight Inc.
2191 Avalon Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL

Ms. Geraghty has an Associate of Arts degree in nursing from Lander College in 1977, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1980 from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Masters in Business (MBA) from University of Colorado Denver in 1990. She worked as Nurse Coordinator at the University of Colorado Denver Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center for 25 years where she retired in2013. Currently she is working as an independent consultant in the areas of hemophilia and health care education. Prior to working at the HTC, Ms. Geraghty worked in orthopaedics where she was initially introduced to patients with hemophilia. She is certified as an Orthopaedic Nurse Clinician through the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses where she is still an active member. During her time as nurse coordinator at the Hemophilia Treatment Center, she has sat on a number of national committees including the Nursing working Group for the National Hemophilia Foundation. She has spoken locally, nationally and internationally and has been published in many peer reviewed journals. Her areas of interest within the hemophilia community include the adult patient with bleeding disorders, patients with inhibitors and orthopaedic issues.
1. Identify the normal coagulation process and the defect in patients with hemophilia.
2. Review diagnosis of hemophilia.
3. Discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment of various types of bleeding seen in hemophilia.
4. Describe the advantages of supportive therapy and comprehensive hemophilia care.

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CME credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SolutionSight, Inc. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

SolutionSight Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.This activity is awarded 1 contact hour.
SolutionSight Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. SolutionSight Inc. approves this knowledge-based activity for 1 contact hour (0.1 CEUs).
UAN 0450-9999-15-001-H01-P. Initial Release Date: July 29, 2015.
Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SolutionSight, Inc.
Name Relationship Commercial Interest
Jim Munn, RN, BS, BSN, MS Advisory Board Baxter; Biogen Idec; CSL Behring; Novo Nordisk; Pfizer, Inc.
  Consultant Baxter; Bayer AG; Emergent BioSolutions Inc.; Novo Nordisk
  Speakers Bureau Biogen Idec; Emergent BioSolutions Inc.; Novo Nordisk
SolutionSight, Inc. Staff and Planners N/A Nothing to dislose
AKH Inc. Staff and Planners N/A Nothing to dislose
Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. and SolutionSight, Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Author Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other author for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review. 
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
This course is designed to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. and SolutionSight, Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.
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