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December 7 , 2022 | Anti-fibrinolytic Therapy: Do's and Don'ts
  • 18:40-19:40 UTC (Universal)
  • 13:40-14:40 ET (US & Canada)
  • 19:40-20:40 CET (Central Europe)
  • December 8 | 2:40-3:40 HKT (Asia Pacific)

EVENT OUTLINE

  • Introduction by Tetsumei Urano, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Tranexamic Acid: A Vaccine to Prevent Life Threatening Bleeding by Ian Roberts (20 min)
  • Anti-fibrinolytic Therapy: Don'ts by Michelle Sholzberg, M.D. (20 min)
  • Q&A with audience (15 min)

Moderator

Tetsumei Urano, M.D., Ph.D.
Shizuoka Graduate University of Public Health
Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Shizuoka, Japan

 

Speakers

Ian Roberts
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
London, England, United Kingdom

Michelle Sholzberg, M.D.
Coagulation Laboratory at St. Michael's Hospital
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Learning Objectives | Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss treatment considerations for persistent/chronic ITP
  • Evaluate the clinical information of approved and emerging therapies for persistent/chronic ITP
  • Develop individualized treatment strategies for patients with persistent/chronic ITP

TARGET AUDIENCE
The primary target audience for this content is physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other members of the hematology care team.

STATEMENT OF NEED
Clinicians may not know the best options for treating patients with persistent/chronic ITP who need treatment, including modifications beyond the acute ITP phase. These patients may also require individualization of treatment approach based on patient and disease characteristics.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION/ HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT:

  1. There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity
  2. Review the activity objectives and CME/CE information
  3. Complete the CME/CE activity
  4. Complete the online posttest. A score of at least 75% is required to successfully complete this activity. The participant may take the test until successfully passed.
  5. Complete the CME/CE evaluation/attestation form. This form provides each participant with the opportunity to comment on how participating in the activity will affect their professional practice; the quality of the instructional process; the perception of enhanced professional effectiveness; the perception of commercial bias; and his/her views on future educational needs.
  6. Your CME/CE certificate will be available for download

 

DISCLOSURE POLICY
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The France Foundation (TFF) and International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TFF and ISTH resolve all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, TFF and ISTH seek to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. TFF and ISTH are committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.

ACTIVITY STAFF DISCLOSURES
Planning committee members, faculty, reviewers, and activity staff have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:

  • Cindy Neunert, MD has research funding from Novartis
  • Hanny Al-Samkari, MD is a consultant for Agios, Dova/Sobi, Forma, Novartis, Moderna, argenx, and Rigel and has research funding for Agios, Dova/Sobi, and Amgen
  • Adam Cuker, MD is a consultant and has authoring royalties for Synergy CRO and the New York Blood Center

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by educational grants from Novartis, UCB, argenx, and Amgen.

FACULTY

 

Cindy Neunert, MD, MSCS (Chair)
Section Head, Pediatric Hematology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Adam Cuker, MD, MS
Director, Penn Comprehensive and Hemophilia Thrombosis Program
Clinical Director, Penn Blood Disorders Center
Section Chief, Benign Hematology
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Hanny Al-Samkari, MD
Classical Hematologist and Clinical Investigator
Co-director, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

November 8, 2022 | Traumatic Brain Injury Associated Coagulopathy: Theory and Practice
  • 17:00-18:00 UTC (Universal)
  • 12:00-13:00 EST (US & Canada)
  • 19:00-20:00 CEST (Central Europe)
  • November 9 | 1:00-2:00 HKT (Asia Pacific)

EVENT OUTLINE

  • Introduction by Sam Neuffer, Ph.D.
  • Mouse Models of Traumatic Brain Injury-induced Coagulopathy by Jing-fei Dong, M.D., Ph.D. (20 min)
  • TBI-associated Coagulopathy: Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Marc Maegele, M.D. (20 min)
  • Q&A with audience (15 min)

This webinar is supported by Werfen

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty

Moderator

Sam Neuffer, Ph.D.
Bloodworks Research Institute 
Seattle, Washington, USA

 

Speakers

Jing-fei Dong, M.D., Ph.D.
Bloodworks Research Institute
Division of Hematology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington, USA

 

Marc Maegele, M.D.
Department of Trauma/Orthopedic Surgery
University of Witten/Herdecke
Department of Experimental Research
University of Witten/Herdecke Institute for Research in Operative Medicine
Cologne, Germany

EARLY CAREER WEBINAR: NOVEMBER 2, 2022 | Science and Social Media: How to Communicate to a Wider Audience
  • 16:30 UTC (Universal)
  • 12:30 EDT (US & Canada)
  • 18:30 CEST (Central Europe)
  • November 3 | 0:30 HKT (Asia Pacific)

Learning Objectives: 

  • Appraise the value of various platforms for free, modular education
  • To understand which platform works for you and your SciComm
  • How to get started with SciComm online and tackle nerves when putting yourself out there online
  • How to build your brand and niche
  • How social media / Twitter can be utilized as a novel tool to educate and help advance your research career
Learning Objectives | Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
  • Describe how novel agents for patients with hemophilia, including those targeting antithrombin, FVIIIa, and tissue factor pathway inhibitor (TFPI), are being developed to enhance and rebalance the hemostatic system
  • Summarize current clinical studies of these novel therapies for hemophilia
  • Outline potential concerns regarding these novel therapies

This interactive learning module is a self-directed educational activity, led by experts Dr. Michelle Sholzberg and Dr. Angela Weyand. Topics include new and emerging treatments, novel agents that are being developed, current clinical studies, and potential concerns of novel therapies.

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION
Physicians
The France Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Nurses who are certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) may utilize activities that are certified by ACCME-accredited providers toward their requirement for certification renewal by the ANCC. A certificate of attendance will be provided by The France Foundation, an ACCME accredited provider.

Physician Assistant
PAs may claim a maximum of 1 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

DISCLOSURE POLICY
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The France Foundation (TFF) and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TFF and ISTH resolve all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

Furthermore, TFF and ISTH seek to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. TFF and ISTH are committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.
 

Faculty:

Michelle Sholzberg, M.D.

Clinical and Laboratory Hematologist
Unity Health Toronto
Toronto, Canada

 

Angela Weyand, M.D.

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

Learning Objectives | Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:
  • Distinguish HIT from other thrombocytopenias based on clinical and laboratory components
  • Summarize the elements of the 4Ts scoring system for diagnosis of HIT and the assays used to confirm the diagnosis
  • Interpret the predictive power of low, intermediate and high 4T scores in diagnosing HIT
  • Differentiate immunoassays and rapid assays from functional assays, and describe their significance in complementing a clinical evaluation for HIT
Explore a new eLearning opportunity from Hemostasis Connect on Von Willebrand Disease: Recognising, Screening and Impact

In these 3 micro e-learning modules, you will learn about the potential existence of von Willebrand disease (VWD), be able to recognise the signs and symptoms, and understand how you can help diagnose and care for a patient with VWD. Watch the short videos, download the flashcards and slides, and take the assessment to check your knowledge.

Faculty

Dr. Vickie McDonald, Dr. Rosa Sonja Alesci, Assoc. Prof. Alison Dougall, Dr. Michael A Mazzeffi, Prof. Jan Blatný, Prof. Ana Boban, Dr. Gianluigi Pasta, Dr. Jonathan C. Roberts

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