Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: When to call a surgeon?

Des Moines, IA US
March 24, 2016

The General Surgery Didactic Program is an addition to Mercy Medical Center's expansive general surgery exposure. A wide variety of general surgical and subspecialty training is administered within the tertiary care facility and is taught by fellowship-trained faculty.

Intended Audience

Nurses, physicians, surgeons, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the clinical features of ITP.
  2. Understand the pathophysiology of ITP.
  3. List different treatment options for ITP.
  4. Recognize when splenectomy is indicated for ITP.

Case Moderator

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Carlos HF Chan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Dr. Chan indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Disclosure

Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
03/24/2016
Course expires: 
03/24/2016
Event starts: 
03/24/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/24/2016 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
East Conference Room #7
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/24/2016
Course expires: 
03/24/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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