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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To present the latest information about sickle cell disease (SCD) to assist orthopaedic nurses in providing evidence-informed care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of SCD.
  2. Identify complications of SCD.
  3. Outline the management of patients with SCD.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0718A
Published: Jul/Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Irina Benenson, DNP, APN; Sallie Porter, DNP, PhD, APN
Categories: Hematology , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics