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Sickle Cell: What Every Nurse Should Know, RNAO

March 9, 2016

12:00-13:00 p.m.

This Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) webinar will provide an introduction to Sickle Cell Disease and describe the nurses’ role in caring for clients with this disorder.

Session Objectives:

  • Recognize sickle cell as a multi-system genetic disorder.
  • Recognize pain as the most common presentation; pain is mostly acute but can become chronic.
  • Be aware of the breadth of issues related to sickle cell including its broad manifestation and social impact.
  • Understand the nurses’ role in responding to clients with sickle cell.
  • Be aware of community groups and advocacy organizations that they can support with their time.

You do not have to pre-register for this event. For more information visit