Description

Sickle cell disease affects one in 2,000 live births and is currently the most common clinically significant inherited disorder in England, with prevalence in some urban areas as high as one in 300. Sickle cell disease is a multi-system disorder and patients present with a wide variety of conditions.I thought the choice of topics was fantastic and so relevant to this conditionDelegate feedbackOverviewThis study day is aimed at providing paediatricians and healthcare professionals with a comprehensive overview of management and prevention of acuteand chronic complications of sickle cell disease.Learning aims, objectives and outcomes Manage the initial presentation of child or young person presenting with sickle cell diseaseRefer a patient appropriately to the correct service within in a variety of settingsExplain the various systemic manifestations of sickle cell diseaseDiscuss the role of bone marrow transplantation in the management of sickle cell diseaseUnderstand mechanisms for preventing and screening for paediatric strokes in sickle cell diseaseAudienceConsultants in Paediatrics or Haematology, Trainees, SAS Doctors, Doctors with a special interest in Haematology, Allied Health Professionals and Nurses with Clinical interest in Haematology, Nurse specialists.