Sickle Cell Disease in the Young Adult Population: A Historical Review and Implications for Nurses

Sickle Cell Disease in the Young Adult Population: A Historical Review and Implications for Nurses


Identification: MSNJ1910
Issue: July-August 2019
Volume: Vol. 28/No. 4
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 08/31/2021
  • 1.30 - CH

Standard: $20.00

Description

Contact hours available until 8/31/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The author(s), editor, editorial board, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Information:

This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5387. Licensees in the state of California must retain this certificate for four years after the CNE activity is completed.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michelle Boyd, MSN, RN, AMSN Education Director.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to identify the challenges and barriers that impact the care of young adults with sickle cell disease.

Learning Engagement Activity:
1. Nurses can play a vital role in improving the health outcomes of young adults with sickle cell disease who have aged out of pediatric health care. Identify 2 opportunities for nursing education to help nurses effectively plan for care of SCD patients who are transitioning from the pediatric to adult setting.
2. Refer to Table 1 to review the Four Priorities impacting the Sickle Cell Disease population.

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Sickle Cell Disease in the Young Adult Population: A Historical Review and Implications for Nurses

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