Non-CNE Symposia

10:15 – 11:15 am
Thursday, October 28

The Silent Damage of Iron Overload: Best Practices for Optimal Chelation in Transfused Patients With Sickle Cell Disease or Thalassemia (SYM2)

Understanding iron overload and the importance of chelation therapy in transfused patients with sickle cell disease or thalassemia is critical. A nurse expert will review best practices for helping patients achieve optimal chelation and why regular kidney assessment matters and a patient with sickle cell disease will share the real-world experience.© CHIESI USA, Inc. 2021. All rights reserved.
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APHON thanks Chiesi for their generous support of this event.

4:45 – 6:00 pm
Friday, October 29

Discover A Different Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Hemophilia A (SYM4)

Please join us for an engaging symposium led by expert Jennifer Maahs, NP, to learn more about hemophilia A and a subcutaneous treatment option for pediatric patients. She will discuss using a different prophylaxis option, share key clinical data, and answer your questions! This symposium is sponsored by Genentech, Inc.

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We thank Genetech for their generous support of this event.

6:00 – 7:15 pm
Wednesday, October 27

Non-CE Satellite Symposia: Case Study: VOD with Renal and Pulmonary Dysfunction Following HSCT in a Pediatric Patient With Neuroblastoma (SYM3)

Join us for a real-world case-based discussion of veno-occlusive disease (VOD) following hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT). Topics include identifying factors that put patients at a greater risk for VOD, recognizing the signs and symptoms of VOD, and reviewing recently published diagnostic criteria in order to help make an early and accurate diagnosis of VOD.



We thank Jazz Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this event.

Wednesday, October 27
12:00 – 1:15 pm

Non-CNE Symposium: Nursing Considerations for Asparlas®: A More Stable Pegylated Asparaginase Molecule (SYM7)

Attend this symposium to learn about:

  • Review the clinical efficacy profile of Asparlas®
  • Explore a patient profile to help identify patients who may be appropriate for treatment with Asparlas.
  • Discuss the clinical safety profile, adverse reaction management, and important safety information for Asparlas.


We thank Servier for their generous support of this event.

Attend Supported Sessions at APHON

This year, APHON has several great Non-CNE and CNE Satellite Symposia presentations from our supporters. Their support allows APHON to continue to host the Annual Conference each year. Please consider attending these industry sessions.

To RSVP for a session, add the symposia sessions you wish to attend on the optional events page in your registration process. You can also call an APHON member service representative at 855.202.9760 (US Residents) or 847.375.4724. to add a Satellite Symposia session to your registration.

By registering for a Satellite Symposia event, you authorize APHON to share your contact information (name, phone, and email address) with the symposia sponsor.