CPD Activities

SICKLE CELL DISEASE TRAINING - AMPATH/ MTRH


SICKLE CELL DISEASE TRAINING - AMPATH/ MTRH


Starting on :08:00 AM 12 November, 2015 Venue:GOLF HOTEL - KAKAMEGA
Ending on :01:00 PM 13 November, 2015 Max Credits:10
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Fredrick Chite Asirwa
Internist. Hematologist and Medical Oncologist at Indiana University School of Medicine, USA and Moi University, Kenya

2. Dr. Patrick McGann Thomas
Paediatric Hematologist and Oncologist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center , USA

3. Prof. Anne Greist
Hematologist and Oncologist, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA

Description

Training on the current approaches on the management of Sicke Cell Disease


Objectives

To equip the trainees with sufficient knowledge on the management of Sickle Cell Disease.

Training to cover such aspects as :

- Genetics and pathophysiology of sicke cell disease

- Screening and health care maintenance in sicke cell disease

- Management of acute complications of SCD

- Management of long term complications of SCD

- Comprehensive sickle cell care

- Hydroxurea therapy

- Hemophilia

 





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