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Anemia Management: The Changing Spectrum of Care

Medical Education Resources
CME Internet Course

Introduction

Anemia Management: The Changing Spectrum of Care

CME Internet Program

Course Description

Course Objectives

  • Describe the evolving treatment strategies for anemia in patients with end stage renal disease
  • Demonstrate ways in which anemia management in the pre-dialysis setting can later improve the management of patients on hemodialysis
  • Describe the barriers to optimal anemia management
  • Demonstrate how cost savings can be realized by changing how we treat anemia
Agenda and Faculty

Components of Anemia Therapy
Steven Fishbane, MD
Associate Chairman
Department of Medicine
Winthrop-University Hospital
Mineola, New York

Optimal Anemia Management: Target Hematocrit
Allen R. Nissenson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Dialysis Program
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

National Patterns of Iron Utilization
An Opportunity Recognized
William F. Owen Jr., MD
Director of Duke University Institute of Renal Outcomes
Research and Health Policy
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

New Advances in Iron Management

Allen R. Nissenson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Dialysis Program
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Accreditation Information

Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Medical Education Resources designates this program for 1.5 hours in Category 1 credit toward the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each physician should claim only those hours that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

For nurses, this CE activity is approved for 1.8 contact hours. Medical Education Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing (CNE) by the Colorado Nurses' Association, which is accredited as an approver of CNE by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 1.8 contact hours.

To earn CME credit for viewing the lectures, please print and complete the CME Posttest questions and return with the completed Evaluation Form to Medical Education Resources, Inc. via fax at (303) 798-5731 or mail at 1500 West Canal Court, Suite 500, Littleton, Colorado 80120-5617.



Faculty Disclosure Information

All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the subject under discussion. The faculty disclosure information is as follows:

Steven Fishbane, MD has received grants/research support from and is a consultant and Speakers' Bureau participant for Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Allen R. Nissenson, MD has received grants/research support from and is a consultant and Speakers' Bureau participant for Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc., R&D Laboratories, and Amgen.

William F. Owen Jr., MD has indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this program.


Sponsorship Information

Sponsored by Medical Education Resources, Inc.

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Schein Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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