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ISTH Nurses Webinar: How We Treat Female Teens

 Export to Your Calendar 8/28/2019
When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
9:00 AM

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How we treat female teens

August 28, 2019 13:00 - 14:00 UTC (9:00 EDT)

Speakers:

Loren D'Angelo "A bleeding perspective on heavy menstrual bleeding"

Learning objectives:

  1. Definition of heavy menstrual bleeding and screening tools used to evaluate for an underlying bleeding disorder.
  2. Common etiologies and concomitant complications of heavy menstrual bleeding.
  3. Management strategies for heavy menstrual bleeding particularly in relation to patients with an underlying bleeding disorder. 

Marilyn Blumenstein "A clotting perspective on heavy menstrual bleeding"

Learning objectives:

  1. Discuss the role that a positive family history for DVT/PE has on decisions about ordering a thrombophila work-up and recommendations for menses management and family planning. 
  2. Suggest strategies for managing heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) when there's a personal history of thrombophilia and/or thrombosis
  3. Suggest strategies for managing dysmenorrhea (cramps) when prescribed an anticoagulant. 

Moderator:Jim Munn

 

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Biographies

Loren D'Angelo, RN-BC, MSN, CPNP

Loren D'Angelo works at Boston Children’s Hospital as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Hematology Department and serves as the primary pediatric nurse coordinator for the pediatric side of the Boston Hemophilia Center. She specializes in the care of patients with bleeding disorders including hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, platelet dysfunction, and more rare disorders. Loren helped conceive the Young Women with Bleeding Clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital, which is a multidisciplinary clinic between Adolescent Medicine, Gynecology, and Hematology. The clinic is designed to offer a collaborative approach to diagnosis and management for young women with heavy menstrual bleeding. Additionally, Loren serves as the nursing chair for the Foundation for Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders nursing subcommittee.

Loren received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Western Connecticut State University and her Master of Science in Nursing at State University of New York Stony Brook. She is board certified as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner through Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). She also holds board certification in Hemostasis Nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She served as a content expert for ANCC’s Hemostasis Nursing External Validation Committee. Prior to working at Boston Children’s Hospital, she was a hospitalist nurse practitioner at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, mainly working inpatient hematology/oncology. 

Marilyn Blumenstein, MSN, CRNP

Marilyn Blumenstein works at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center (HTC). For more than 16 years, her work-focus has been to establish and grow the pediatric thrombosis and anticoagulation program at CHOP working closely with the HTC medical leadership and in collaboration with the clinical pharmacist for anticoagulation. Since the program’s inception, her work has been supported by the nurse leadership of Regina Butler, HTC Nurse Coordinator at CHOP. Prior to coming to work in the HTC, Marilyn spent 10 years working for the American Red Cross, Penn-Jersey Region.

Marilyn is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Hemostasis Nurse and as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She is faculty for Partners in Bleeding Disorders Education. While at Red Cross, she held an American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification as a Hemapheresis Practitioner. She earned Master of Nursing degrees in Pediatric Acute/Chronic Care and Nursing and Health Care Administration at the University of Pennsylvania. Her undergraduate nursing degrees were earned at Hahnemann University, Philadelphia. She is a past president of the Nu Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

Jim Munn

Jim Munn has been the Hemophilia & Coagulation Disorders Program Nurse Coordinator at Michigan Medicine since 01/1996.  He has been involved in the hemophilia nursing community at every level – recently completing his membership on the WFH Nurses Committee where he was the chair.  Currently, he is the vice-chair of the ISTH Nursing Forum and a founding member of the Global Hemostasis Nurses Alliance.  Hemophilia camp is a passion of Jim’s and he chaired a committee that established Health Center Guidelines for bleeding disorders camps in use in North America.

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