Approach to the Athlete with Sickle Cell Trait
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FacultyMorey A. Blinder, MD
Division of Hematology
Associate Professor, Pathology and Immunology
Research Support/Grants: Ablynx, Global Blood Therapeutics Inc., Incyte Corporation, Bioverativ Therapeutics Inc., and Missouri Foundation for Health/MFH
Speakers Bureau/Honoraria: Amgen Inc., CSL Behring, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Novartis Pharma AG, and Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Consulting/Advisory Committees: Novartis Pharma AG and Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, 12th Annual Sports Medicine Update, March 29, 2019, which was supported in part by The St. Louis Children's Hospital Foundation and Young Athlete Center: Taylor Edelen Fund
Planning CommitteeKim M. Cordia, RN, BSN, MS, ONC
Pediatric Nurse Manager Children's Specialty Care Center
Financial Relationships: Nothing to disclose
Mark E. Halstead, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopedics
Director, Sports Concussion Program
Medical Director, Young Athlete Center
Medical Director, Progress West Clinic
Financial Relationships Nothing to disclose
- Discuss the diagnosis process and screening for sickle cell trait.
- Differentiate between exertional collapse associated with sickle trait (ECAST) from other acute medical illnesses in the athlete.
- Identify the approach to prevention and treatment of ECAST
Target Audience: This course is designed for pediatricians, primary care/family practice, sports medicine professionals, physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, internists, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, emergency medicine, psychologists, psychiatrists, chiropractors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists and athletic trainers.
Publication Date: July 1, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020
In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Awarded for this Activity:
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 ANCC contact hour.
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