Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs

Congenital Bleeding Disorders: How to Spot the Tell-Tale Signs

PaediatricsInternal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeHaematology
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Overview

About this course

Persons with bleeding disorders may consult with a health care provider either at the initial presentation or for management of a bleed. This e-learning module summarizes the essentials in the identification and multidisciplinary care of patients with bleeding disorders (including hemophilia A and B), particularly with regards to preventive management to reduce their overall health burden.


Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of congenital bleeding disorders
  • Recognize and manage congenital bleeding disorders

Topics covered

  • When to suspect a congenital bleeding disorder
  • Basic screening tests for bleeding disorders
  • Management approaches to common clinical scenarios, including vaccination, heavy menstruation, and minor surgical and dental procedures
  • Collaboration with the hematologist to institute definitive management (including clotting factor replacement therapy and emicizumab)

1 CME Point Available

  • This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for medical practitioners enrolled in The Medical Council of Hong Kong’s Continuing Medical Education Programme for Practising Doctors who are not taking CME for Specialists.
  • This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for fellows of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.
  • A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion of the quiz. Please use the information on the certificate to claim your CME points.

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