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Community Picnic – Deep Run Park

Deep Run Park

VHF community events are social and educational gatherings that occur throughout the year. These events bring together the Virginia inherited bleeding disorders community and are an excellent opportunity for family fun, networking, support, and increasing knowledge.

National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) Bleeding Disorders Conference

Houston, TX

NHF’s BDC features educational sessions, poster abstract presentations, industry symposia, networking and social events, and exhibits. A lineup of dynamic speakers who provide essential information and insights on the evolving landscape in this exciting new era of treatment for hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and rare bleeding disorders. To end the conference, the NHF Awards Ceremony recognizes outstanding leaders of the bleeding disorders community whose achievements and contributions have helped transform treatment and care.

Virtual – Education + Connection “Trauma and PTSD in the Bleeding Disorders Community”

Virtual

The session will introduce the signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and discuss how to assess PTSD in the bleeding disorder community and in chronic health conditions generally. Clinical manifestations in acute and chronic stress will be reviewed. The session includes a discussion of evidence based treatments for PTSD and trauma and when to connect patients to more intensive mental health care. Resources for PTSD and Trauma are shared.