A monthly series for all clinicians intended to promote excellence in patient care while showcasing
nursing staff at UWHC.
Clinical Grand Rounds
Cultural Congruence: Caring for Patients
with Sickle Cell Anemia and their Families
Tracey Abitz, MS, RN, CTN-B
Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON
Valerie Mack, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
Sara Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS, CTN-B
Kelly Mommaerts, BA, BSN, RN
At this month’s Clinical Grand Rounds, we will focus on the domain of bio-cultural ecology from the Purnell model of cultural congruence.
Population specific genetic predisposition, pathophysiology, pediatric growth and development and potential stigma of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
will be presented. The program will conclude with the “lived experience” of an adult and pediatric patient and family panel.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 • 1400-1500 • HSLC 1345
1.0 contact hour will be awarded for this program.
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is an approved provider of continuing nursing education
by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s
Commission on Accreditation.
This presentation will be recorded and posted on U-Connect in the Grand Rounds section of the
Education and Development for Nursing and Patient Care Services page.
Planning Committee: Tracey Abitz, MS, RN, CTN-B; Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON; Valerie Mack, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN;
Sara Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS, CTN-B and Kelly Mommaerts, BA, BSN, RN