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UPDATE: First IASCNAPA Conference Rescheduled to April 9, 2021

April 1, 2020

The International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates (IASCNAPA) Sickle Cell Conference: Treating the Whole Person scheduled for 4/17/2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. The decision to cancel the conference took into account many important factors, including the risk of unnecessary exposure to our patient population. The event is rescheduled for April 9, […]

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UPDATE: The Hemoglobinopathy Counselor Training Course now Virtual on April 15-16, 2020

April 1, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the decision was made to transition the 2020 Hemoglobinopathy Counselor Training Course to a VIRTUAL event. The two-day course, presented by the Cincinnati Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, will still take place on April 15th and 16th, but we will be using Zoom web conferencing to host virtual sessions. The course registration fee is […]

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Leveraging a Health Equity Approach to Improve Prevention Efforts – April 1, 12:00 pm ET

March 31, 2020

This Southeast Prevention Technology Transfer Center webinar will help public health professionals identify practical strategies to address significant challenges and barriers for the achievement of optimal health equity. April 1, 12:00 pm ET Register    

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Elsevier’s Patient Access Program for Research

March 26, 2020

Access for healthcare professionals & patients With our Patient Access Program, patients and their caregivers can receive medical or healthcare related research papers by emailing patientaccess@elsevier.com. This email is constantly monitored by our support teams, who aim to provide individual articles at no cost to patients and caregivers within 24 hours. Requesters simply need to include the […]

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Community Health Worker Training – March 16, 2020 through May 20, 2020

February 3, 2020

If you have a passion for community health or you have been personally affected by SCD, SCDAA encourages you to apply for community health worker (CHW) training. Our program covers the core competencies of CHWs and sickle cell disease. Live lectures, in-class assignments and homework provide an array of learning opportunities! SCDAA offers CHW training […]

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