1. As a Family Nurse Practitioner working in a primary care setting, discuss how to work with a hematologist in the co-management of a patient with chronic hematologic problems.
2. What is the primary care provider's role in the management of children with chronic hematologic diseases?
3. Explain how to co-manage a complex patient with a specialist.
4. Explain differences in the primary care provider’s role versus the specialist’s role?
hematologic diseases include rare genetic disorders, anemia, conditions related to HIV, sickle cell disease, and complications from chemotherapy or transfusions. Managing diseases that involve clotting might require drugs that reduce the risk of clots forming. Some conditions require a bone marrow transplant to replace your marrow stem cells with healthy ones.