Understanding and Improving Psychosocial Functioning in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease AOTA

Understanding and Improving Psychosocial Functioning in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease


Course Expiration Date: 12/31/20

CE program brought to you by South Carolina AHEC through AHECU.  If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization. 

To register go to www.upstateahec.org This course is free. To enroll go to  www.upstateahec.org. If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.

Course Description: This presentation is brought to you through a partnership with LEND to discuss the impact of pediatric sickle cell disease on psychosocial functioning and interventions that help children and families cope with the consequences of the disease.

Education Level: Introductory

Classification Code for AOTA: Category 1 Domain of OT

Instructional Method: Asynchronous online PowerPoint® lecture, Pre-Test, Post-Test and Evaluation

To pass this course you must view the lecture, complete the pre-test and evaluation and score at least 80% on the post-test.

Contact Hours: 1.0/.10 CEU’s for AOTA

Instructor: Alyssa Schlenz Ph.D.

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, and other interested healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes: 

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

1.  Identify the key medical complications associated with pediatric sickle cell disease.

2.  Describe the psychological and social consequences of medical complications in pediatric sickle cell disease.

3.  Identify interventions that can help children and families to better cope with psychosocial consequences of sickle cell disease.

Credit Statements:

Upstate AHEC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education.  AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

This course has been assigned 0.1 AOTA CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.              symbol

Others: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course.  You may cancel via email at bstoray@upstateahec.org  or telephone, 864-349-1160.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org  and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.  If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course.  You may cancel via email at bstoray@upstateahec.org  or telephone, 864-349-1160.