Internal Medicine - Lab Medicine

$134.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$134.00
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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.


Total Cost: $

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

    Course ID: IMla

    Faculty: 

    AMS - Dubbs

    Sarah Dubbs M.D., F.A.A.E.M., F.A.C.E.P.

    Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

    AMS - Wani

    Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine; Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and Chair, Medical Critical Care and Director, Respiratory Care Services, Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System

    AMS - Kevin-Ferentz

    Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D.

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Lead Physician, GBMC Primary Care, Owings Mills, MD

    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.