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General Meeting: "Finding Comfort in Crisis: Management of Acute Pain with Sickle Cell Disease"

  • September 28, 2023
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Gravity Taphouse, 3210 Deposit Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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  • Members may attend for free

Registration is closed

Presented by:


ACPE # Pending

First-Time Offering; Initial Release Date Thursday, September 28, 2023

Successful completion of this activity counts as Live ACPE CE.


Andrew Watson, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

Corewell Health Blodgett Medical Center


5:30 - 6:30 PM - Board Meeting

6:30 - 7:30 PM - CE Presentation

Organizer: Benjamin Pontefract, PharmD, BCPS

RSVP Deadline:

September 21, 2023
Requirements for successful completion of credit: Attendees will need to submit a provided CE Activity Code code within 12 hours of the activity in order to check-in for the activity. They will then have 30 days to log-in to their WMed Profile to complete the evaluation form and receive credit.

We recommend that you create a WMed account before attending one of our meetings.  Please see our Help Page for detailed instructions on creating a WMed account and claiming your CE credits.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of acute pain related to sickle cell disease
  2. Identify the barriers to pain management of a patient with sickle cell disease
  3. Differentiate between medications used to treat sickle cell acute pain
  4. Develop a medication care plan for a patient with sickle cell disease in acute pain

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited 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.

Credit amount subject to change.

Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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