An Evidence Based Approach to Iron Therapy in Non-dialysis CKD Patients
John Reed, MD

Challenges in Managing Iron Deficiency Anemia in a CKD Clinic
Betsy H. Copeland, BSN, MSN, CFNP
Panel Discussion
John Reed MD, Betsy Copeland BSN, MSN, CFNP

  
At the conclusion of the certified activity, participants should be able to do the following:
Understand the results of randomized controlled trials comparing oral vs. IV iron in non-dialysis CKD patients.
Be able to list the obstacles to success in delivering treatment for iron deficiency and anemia in non-dialysis CKD patients.
Review the decision making required to develop a protocol for treating iron deficiency and anemia in non-dialysis CKD patients.

John Reed, MD
Nephrology Associates Columbus, MS

Betsy Copeland BSN, MSN, CFNP
Starkville, MS
This satellite symposium is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from American Regent, Inc. This activity has been planned and produced in accordance with CE guidelines and policies. From a CE symposium held on April 2, 2006 at the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. This symposium was approved by ANNA. It was not part of the official ANNA Annual Meeting.
This activity provides 1.5 contact hours. The American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANNA is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910 for 1.5 contact hours.
Posting Date: November 1, 2006
CE Credit Eligible Through: November 1, 2007
CE Credit Hours/Completion Time: 1.5
Target Audiences: Nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with CKD.
Method of participation: Listen to the talk, read the PubMed abstracts linked to data slides and talk references, take the post-test, read the linked abstracts in the post-test answer feedback material.
 
SPEAKER DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:
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SPONSORSHIP / SUPPORT :
This ANNA Satellite symposium was supported by a unrestricted educational grant from American Regent, Inc.

ANNA and HDCN CE POLICY STATEMENTS:
The CE policy and disclosure statements of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association are given in detail on the Symposium Home Page. The CE policy statements of HDCN are listed on this page.