More Than a Disease: Exploring the Patient Journey for Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia

Friday, December 8, 2023

11:30 am – 1:00 pm  PT

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina | 333 W Harbor Drive | Room: Grand Ballroom 2-4 | San Diego, California



This 90-minute, live, interactive symposium will feature expert faculty as well as a patient with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) to underscore the value of the patient voice throughout the management of ITP. Expert faculty will provide a detailed overview of the mechanisms of ITP and its key clinical features, present diagnostic and treatment challenges and how to overcome them, as well as discuss data on current and emerging therapies to inform the best clinical choices for patients. A big emphasis will be placed on the importance of shared-decision making with the interdisciplinary team for improving outcomes for their patients. Interactive polling questions and a Q&A session will allow for audience engagement and added learning.




This activity is intended for hematologists/oncologists, pediatricians, primary care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other clinicians on the interdisciplinary team who treat patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).


The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to comprehensively manage all aspects of care for patients with chronic ITP throughout their journey.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will: Have increased knowledge regarding the [LIST][ITEM]Natural history of chronic ITP [ITEM]Latest clinical trial data evaluating therapies for the treatment of chronic ITP [ITEM]Latest clinical trial data evaluating therapies for the treatment of chronic ITP[/LIST] Have greater competence related to [LIST][ITEM]Identifying treatment considerations that affect quality of life in patients with chronic ITP[ITEM]Creating customized care plans for patients with chronic ITP that leverage the patient voice[/LIST] Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to [LIST][ITEM]Collaborate as a member of the healthcare team to effectively implement strategies to improve the patient journey for chronic ITP [/LIST]


In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. [JALOGO][MEDSCAPE]

[bold]For Physicians[/bold] Medscape, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 [italic][bold]AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™[/bold][/italic]. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. [bold]For Nurses[/bold] Awarded ​1.50​ contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs. [bold]​​For Pharmacists[/bold] Medscape designates this continuing education activity for ​1.50​ contact hour(s) (​0.150​ CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: ​JA0007105-0000-23-232-L01-P​). [AAPA] [bold]For Physician Assistants[/bold] Medscape, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for ​1.50​ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until ​01/05/2024​. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. [ICPE] This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive ​1.50​ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Room: Grand Ballroom 2-4

333 W Harbor Drive  
San Diego, California , 92101
United States