Anemia and Iron Deficiency

This course provides learners with best-practice guidelines for assessing anemia and iron deficiency in the inpatient setting.

Target Audience

Family Medicine Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and manage patients with iron deficiency anemia.
  • Determine which anemia patients are most appropriate for blood transfusion.
  • Make appropriate referrals to hematology consultants for patients with anemia not explained by iron deficiency.
Additional information
  • Lopez A, Cacoub P, Macdougall C, & Peyrin-Biroulet L (2016). Iron deficiency anemia. The Lancet 387 (10021): 907-916.
  • Seid MH, Derman RJ, Baker JB, Branch W, Goldberg CC, & Rogers RN (2008). Ferric carboxymaltose injection in the treatment of postpartum iron deficiency anemia: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 199(4): 435.e1-7.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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Course expires: 

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH
Hematologist and Oncologist
Baptist, South Miami, Homestead, Mariners, Doctors and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH, has indicated that he is on the speakers bureau for Daiichi Sankyo. He has indicated that his lecture will include mention of off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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