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A Smooth Transition from Adolescent to Adult SCD Care: Eliminating Barriers, Enhancing Resources - Part 2

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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Patients, caregivers, community-based organizations, and health care providers

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify contextual factors affecting the transition process for youth with SCD.
  • Identify responsibilities of pediatric and adult providers during the transition process.
  • Describe recommendations and strategies for successful transition.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  • Jordan et al. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2013: 35;165-9
  • Am Acad Pediatr et al Pediatrics, 2011; 128: 182-200.
  • Racine et al. Paediatr Child Health 2014: 19; 65-8

Authors:
Amy Sobota, MD, MPH — Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Attending in Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Boston Medical Center
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Marsha J. Treadwell, PhD — Clinical Scientist/Co-Principal Investigator, Pacific Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Director of Northern California Network of Care for Sickle Cell Disease
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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