Managing the Patient With Anemia

Anemia is the most common blood disorder, affecting, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, more than 3 million Americans. The signs and symptoms of anemia can easily be overlooked. This course is designed to assist physicians in identifying the causes of anemia in order to better evaluate the anemic patient.

Target Audience

Family physicians, General Internists, Hematologists, Hospitalists, Emergency Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of the types of anemia commonly seen in clinical practice.
  • Determine which laboratory and diagnostic tests to order and/or when referral to a specialist is indicated.
Additional information
Resources: 
Patient Resources

Hematology.org

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
04/04/2016
Course expires: 
03/07/2018

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH 
Hematologist/Oncologist 
Baptist, South Miami, Doctors, Homestead, Mariners and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Voluntary Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH, has indicated that he is on the speakers’ bureaus for American Regent, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim. He has indicated that his lecture will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/04/2016
Course expires: 
03/07/2018
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