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Training & Education: Introduction to Hemophilia Care

Course overview

This course is designed to enhance hemophilia patient care by increasing the knowledge and skill of providers who are new to hemophilia treatment. The course is intended to serve as a foundation to build additional skills through continuing education and clinical practice.

Course Goal

This course will help hemophilia treatment center staff to promote a family-centered approach in the diagnosis, assessment, and management of hemophilia and in addressing potential complications from hemophilia and its treatment.

Course Objectives

By taking this course, you will learn how to

  • Recognize elements of hemophilia patient diagnosis

  • Determine proper treatment options to prevent and treat bleeding episodes

  • Identify potential complications associated with hemophilia

  • Recognize the psychosocial issues that might arise with patients and their family members, as a result of hemophilia
Target Audience

Health care providers with an interest in hemophilia care

Prerequisite Skills and Knowledge

A basic knowledge of a discipline of study related to health care




1 hour

Continuing Education

This course (WB1896) has been approved for the following continuing education credits:
0.1 CEU (Continuing Education Units)
1.0 CNE (Continuing Nursing Education Credits)

Origin Date: 09/09/2011
Expiration Date: 09/09/2015

Accreditation Statements

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1.0 contact hours.

IACET CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

Financial Disclosure Statement
CDC, our planners, and our content experts wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters.
Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

There was no commercial support received for this activity.

System Requirements

To access and complete the Web based course, you will need the following computer hardware and software:

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.5 browser (or higher) on standard Microsoft® technologies, i.e. Windows® NT®, Windows® 2000, Windows® XP and Windows® 98
  • JavaScript enabled
  • Popup blocker disabled
  • Intel® Pentium® III Processor
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Microsoft Windows® Media® player for multimedia support
  • Adobe® Flash® 7 plug-in software or higher, compatible with a browser above

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