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Evaluation of the Inpatient With Anemia

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01/18/2019 - 01/18/2022
Camila Masias, MD
Dr. Camila Masias

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Classify anemias according to their reticulocyte count and mean corpuscular volume; and determine the appropriate diagnostic workup required to identify the cause of anemia.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The most common causes of anemia in inpatients
  • Initial approach in the evaluation of anemia
  • Interpretation of ferritin in the setting of inflammatory diseases
  • Causes of iron malabsorption
  • When to do a bone marrow biopsy
  • Management of iron deficiency from heavy menstrual periods
  • Time to resolution of anemia after starting appropriate treatment

Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Evaluation of the Inpatient With Anemia.

The purpose of this CME is to provide physicians with the knowledge needed to appropriately
evaluate and manage a patient with anemia. At the end of the course, physicians should be able to identify the type of anemia based on basic labs, narrow their differential diagnosis and order pertinent tests to confirm the etiology of anemia. Finally, they should be able to identify the treatment for the most common types of anemia encountered in the hospital.

Type Price
Standard Price $25.00
OSU Affiliated Faculty/Staff $0.00
MedNet 21 Hospital Subscribers $0.00
Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit is only awarded after successful completion of post-test.
ABIM MOC Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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