Sickle Cell Transition – Building a Transition Program and Implementing Patient Education

Presented by:

Carrie Gann, DNP, CPNP-PC, CPN and Leila Clay, MD
Johns Hopkins at All Children’s Hospital

Faculty Disclosure: Leila Jerome Clay, MD, MCTS has disclosed that she is a consultant for Novartis and Global Blood Therapeutics and Carrie Gann, DNP has disclosed that she was a consultant for Novartis. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: July 25, 2022
Expiration Date: July 24, 2023

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists

Learning Objectives:
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • The participants will become familiar with the 6 core Elements of Got Transition.
  • The participants will become familiar with the adoption of an education curriculum for adolescent and young adults with sickle cell disease.
  • The participants will learn how to implement the core elements of Got Transition in a pediatric practice.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resource(s) for further study:

  • Supporting the Health Care Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood in the Medical Home(Pediatrics, July 2011)
  • White PH, Cooley WC, Transitions Clinical Authoring Group, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physicians. Supporting the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood in the medical home. Pediatrics. 2018; 142:85-104.
  • Gabriel et al., Outcome evidence for structured pediatric to adult health care transition interventions: A systematic review. Journal of Pediatrics. 2017;188:263-269.
  • Schmidt, A., Ilango, S., McManus, M., Rogers, K., & White, P. (2019). Outcomes of Pediatric to Adult Health Care Transition Interventions: An Updated Systematic Review. J. Pediatr Nurs 2020: 51: 92-107.
  • Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2018-2019 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved 12/07/20 from



For additional information, contact Debbie Ringdahl at 352-273-9120 or e-mail

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