After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1.  Recognize the unique issues facing patients wit Sickle Cell Disease, especially pertaining to pain management for acute crisis. 

2.  Appreciate some of the barriers to compassionate care when it comes to managing and caring for patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

3.  Recognize the challenges experience by patients with Sickle Cell Disease as they transition from pediatric to adult providers.  


Stephen J. Ryzewicz, MD, FACP, DFASAM   
BMC, Internist AHMP

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Inter-professional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.                                                                   

Session date: 
11/08/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Webinar Live
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management
  • 1.00 NASW Smith CE Credits
    This program was approved for 1.00 Continuing Education Credits by Smith College School for Social Work and assigned authorization number in accordance with Continuing Education Regulation 258 CMR, Category I, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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