Anemia in Hospitalized Patients

Title

Anemia in Hospitalized Patients

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Division

Far West

Hospital

Southern Hills - LV

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-16-2019

Keywords

anemia, blood transfusion, erythrocyte indices, treatment, blood conservation

Disciplines

Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases | Internal Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Therapeutics

Abstract

Speaker: Upinder Singh, MD

Program Director, Transitional Year

Southern Hills Hospital

Las Vegas, NV

Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine anemia in the hospital setting.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.

Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

Ø Define guidelines for transfusing patients based on Hemoglobin count.

Ø Analyze management strategies for hospitalized patients presenting with anemia.

Ø Discuss the prevalence of anemia in hospitalized patients.

Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:

Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts

Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts

Upinder Singh, MD, Speaker: No Conflicts

Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts

Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts

Publication Dates:

Release Date: October 16, 2019

Expiration Date: October 16, 2021

Publisher

HCA Healthcare

Comments

Participant Instructions to Earn CME Credit:

To successfully complete this activity, participants will:

  • View the presentation in this enduring material.
  • Complete the posttest (you must score an 80% or higher on the posttest).
  • Complete and submit the CME evaluation form through this Link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Singh-HospAnemia

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 40-45 minutes. Each participant will receive a certificate of credit once the required documents are received. If you attended this program live, you are unable to receive credit twice.

Commercial Support

HCA Graduate Medical Education has not received any commercial support for this activity.

Anemia in Hospitalized Patients

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