Pharmacy Program

The Power of Your Choice

Your choice of the IHTC Pharmacy Program directly supports your IHTC team and patient services, and activities provided to the hemophilia community. The IHTC Pharmacy Program provides savings to you and your health insurance plan.

Every patient has the right to choose their clotting factor pharmacy provider. The IHTC supports your right of choice and will assist you in making an informed decision.

Sickle Cell Disease Resources

The IHTC is involved a variety of research studies to better understand the complications of sickle cell disease. It is our hope that this research will allow the medical community at large to develop treatments to prevent or minimize complications, prolong and improve the quality of life for those with sickle cell disease.

If you are interested in participating in a research study, please let a member of our healthcare team know.

Resources for Patients and Families

School Resources
The IHTC created this video to explain the importance of a 504 plan for children with sickle cell disease. A 504 plan provides accommodations for children with a disability or chronic illnesses like sickle cell disease to ensure academic success. This video features interviews with the IHTC’s sickle cell program and education coordinators, the parent of a child with sickle cell disease and a school educator.

IHTC staff are available to assist sickle cell patients in establishing a 504 Plan. For sickle cell families and schools throughout the state, the IHTC can provide 504 plan resources for your use in the development of a 504 plan. For more information please call 317-871-0000.

 

The IHTC offers an online learning activity for school nurses and other school personnel or healthcare professionals to complete. You have the choice of completing this via a direct link or registering and completing this for Continuing Nursing Education credit. To complete via a direct link, NOT for Continuing Nursing Education credit, click on this links below:

To complete this activity for Continuing Nursing Education Credit, you will need to register at the site by completing a simple form and providing your email address. This is so we know where to send your Certificate.

Simply go to the sign-in page of the PartnersPRN website, at http://partnersprn.org/user/index.php. Select “Create New Account” and complete the form. Once you’ve completed the form, you can login using your email address.

Click “Proceed” and you will find this learning activities under the category “School Nurse Education”.

To complete this activity for credit, you must read the Program Announcement Form, watch the Presentation, complete the Evaluation Survey, and complete a Post-Test.

This activity is offered for 0.50 continuing nursing education contact hour.

Direct any questions to Natalie Duncan, Partners Program Coordinator, at nduncan@ihtc.org or 317-871-0011 ext. 273.

Presentations from 2015 Indiana Sickle Cell Conference
April 24, 2015

Russell Ware, MD, PhD
Hydroxyurea for Providers (The content of this video is the exclusive property of the presenting author. The unauthorized replication, use, or other distribution of this video or the content within it is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the author.)

Kimber Blackwell, MPAS, PA-C
Sickle Cell Disease: Managing Acute & Chronic Complications in Adults

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