Program Description: 

This activity is designed to optimize care of children with pediatric hematologic disorders and enable care coordination with pediatric oncology and pediatric bone marrow transplant. We intend to identify barriers to care in order to optimize diagnosis and therapy. We discuss new developments in treatment of hematology patients for example the development of new long-acting factor concentrates for the treatment of hemophilia, novel agents for the treatment of chronic ITP as well as novel diagnostic approaches for rare disorders.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Discuss optimal diagnostic approach and initial therapy for child with new onset of sever clinical bleeding.
  • Outline appropriate diagnostic approach as advocated by the American society of hematology and initial therapy when indicated for child with new onset thrombocytopenia.
  • Explain new developments in treatment of hemophilia in order to optimize care and minimize demands on the family.
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

J. Paul Scott, MD

Hillary McCown, NP


Sara Bresnehan
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-4620
Series date: 
01/29/2019 - 12:00pm CST to 01/29/2021 - 1:00pm CST
Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
MFRC 3095
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States