CARING FOR SICKLE CELL PATIENTS E-LEARNING

This e-learning resource has been designed  to improve and promote better care from nurses looking after adults with sickle cell disease. The aim is to deliver information to enable nurses best manage painful episodes of sickle attacks present to hospital. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

1. What is Sickle Cell Disease

What is Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell is a hereditary blood disorder passed down from each parent?

2. Who is affected

Who is affected

3. Managing painful episodes of sickle cell crisis

Whats important!!

Day to Day care

4. QUIZ

What have we learnt so far

1. Is sickle cell a life long condition?

2. What is the estimated prevalence of sickle cell disease in the UK?

3. Assess a patient pain using the numeric scale?

4. What happens to the blood vessels when a patient is having a crisis?

5. What are the possible complications?(multiple choice)

6. What can trigger a sickle cell crisis? (Multiple choice)

7. The main aim during a crisis is to hydrate the patient

8. insufficient dose of medication is one of the barrier patients complain about. which of these is another?

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