AMS - 2021-IMla-Internal Medicine- Lab Medicine

$119.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$119.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: 2021-IMla-Internal Medicine- Lab Medicine: Anemia;Demystifying Transfusion;Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation.

Faculty: Kevin Ferentz M.D. , Sarah Dubbs M.D., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.E.P. Arshad Wani M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Anemia.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia.
  2. Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing.
  3. Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include Iron Deficiency and “Anemia of Chronic Disease” due to infections, inflammatory dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc.
  4. Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia.

TOPIC 2: Demystifying Transfusion. 

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify and anticipate which patients are at risk for transfusion complications.
  2. Recognize and manage transfusion complications.
  3. Outline options and indications for special blood products to be used for transfusion.

TOPIC 3: Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Distinguish and determine the type of acid base disturbance – Acidosis and Alkalosis.
  2. Determine the anion gap and its role in defining and treating acid base disorders.
  3. Assess osmolal gap and urine anion gap.
  4. Develop the management of acid base disorders by a case based discussion.


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Title: 2021-IMla-Internal Medicine- Lab Medicine: Anemia;Demystifying Transfusion;Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation.

Faculty: Kevin Ferentz M.D. , Sarah Dubbs M.D., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.E.P. Arshad Wani M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Anemia.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia.
  2. Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing.
  3. Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include Iron Deficiency and “Anemia of Chronic Disease” due to infections, inflammatory dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc.
  4. Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia.

TOPIC 2: Demystifying Transfusion. 

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify and anticipate which patients are at risk for transfusion complications.
  2. Recognize and manage transfusion complications.
  3. Outline options and indications for special blood products to be used for transfusion.

TOPIC 3: Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Distinguish and determine the type of acid base disturbance – Acidosis and Alkalosis.
  2. Determine the anion gap and its role in defining and treating acid base disorders.
  3. Assess osmolal gap and urine anion gap.
  4. Develop the management of acid base disorders by a case based discussion.