Obstructive sleep apnea and sickle cell anemia risk factors and interrelationship are introduced in this course. A review of the pathogenesis impacting the respiratory system and long-term pulmonary complications is discussed.
Course created on May 2, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to define sickle cell anemia.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the population most affected by sickle cell anemia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how sickle cell anemia impacts the respiratory system.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the critical importance of OSA and SCA diagnosis and treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the complications of untreated OSA in an SCA individual.
|5-15 Minutes||Discuss OSA mechanism|
|15-30 Minutes||Discuss Sickle Cell Trait vs Disease|
|30-45 Minutes||Who is affected and what are the symptoms?|
|45-60 Minutes||Pulmonary manifestations|
|60-75 Minutes||VOC and ACS|
|75-85 Minutes||Long-term complications and mortality|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 189664000
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