Overview of Sickle Cell Disease

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Description

Use this module to gain a broad understanding of SCD before beginning the Vision of Hope: Sickle Cell Disease curriculum.

This module typically takes around 30 minutes to complete. A more detailed module structure can be found in the SCD Facilitator’s Guide. For a sample module structure, click here.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the causes, symptoms, progression, treatment, and care for individuals with SCD.

Overview of Sickle Cell Disease

Presentation by Dr. Carlton Haywood

More Information

For additional learning resources, we recommend visiting the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute webpage.

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