2012 SCD Conference

Introduction

Lectures with slides that have been presented in a formal educational setting are included.

Adult SCD Complications and Treatments, Shift and Paradigm

Overview: This session provides a review of common complications and treatment seen in adults with sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Laura De Castro, MD, Associate Professor, Duke University

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Addressing Sickle Cell Care

Overview: This session outlines the federal organizations and agendas related to sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Edward Donnell Ivy, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Genetic Services Branch in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Sickle Cell Disease: What It Is and Where Did It Come From

Overview: This session describes the epidemiology of sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Wendell Rosse, MD, retired Florence McAlister Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Duke University

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Social and Behavioral Health Needs

Overview: This presentation identifies common psychosocial needs and interventions for people with sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Carlton Rutherford, M.Div, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker, Adult Sickle Cell Center, Duke University Hospital

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Emergency Department Management of Sickle Cell Disease: Barriers and Solutions

Overview: This session describes the barriers and solutions to delivering quality Emergency Department care to patients with sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Paula Tanabe, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, FAEN, FAAN, Associate Professor, Duke University

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management

Overview: This presentation describes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for management of acute and chronic pain.

Speaker: Victoria Thornton, MD, MBA, Consulting Associate, Duke University

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

The N.C. Sickle Cell Initiative: State and Local Resources

Overview: This session identifies resources frequently needed by persons with sickle cell disease and lists support networks available in North Carolina.

Speaker: Elaine Whitworth, MSW, MPA, Director, Education Division, Duke University Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC

Pediatric Complications and Treatment

Overview: This session provides a review of common pediatric complications and treatment seen in children with sickle cell disease.

Speaker: Courtney Thornburg, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Duke University

Date: November 1, 2012

Forum: Sickle Cell Disease: Breaking Down the Myths and Barriers Conference

Site: Duke University, Durham NC