Introduction to Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia

18/06/2018 @ 09:00 – 17:15

Venue: Windsor Walk Lecture Theatre, Fetal Medicine Research Institute, 16-20 Windsor Walk, SE5 8BB Denmark Hill

09:00-17:15pm – refreshments and lunch will be provided

This one-day course is an introduction to sickle cell and thalassaemia and covers the following topics:

  • Sickle cell and thalassaemia overview
  • Pain management
  • Sickle cell complications and escalation
  • A&E and out-patient pathways
  • Paediatric considerations
  • Blood transfusions and haemoglobin disorders
  • Automated red cell exchanges
  • Iron overload and chelation
  • Up to date Research
  • Psychology Services

On display: Novartis, Community and Welfare Team

RCN Accredited 8 CPD credits

Course Facilitators:  Giselle Padmore-Payne, Roald Dahl Transition CNS and Team Lead for Adult Haemoglobinopathies at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Dr Subarna Chakravorty, Lead Consultant for Transition and Paediatric Haemoglobinopathies at King’s College Hospital.

This is a free training course for nurses, junior doctors, and other allied health professionals from all departments across the trust and the STSTN Network.

To register please complete this form, specifying the date you will be attending, and return to Nick Chadwick (NHR Data Manager). For more information please contact:

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