Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients Presenting with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: The Role of Oral Iron Supplementation

Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients Presenting with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: The Role of Oral Iron Supplementation

Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients Presenting with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: The Role of Oral Iron Supplementation

Will new oral treatment revolutionize the treatment of iron deficiency anemia for abnormal uterine bleeding? Find out how you can optimize outcomes…

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  • Overview

    How ready are you to go beyond simply ordering CBCs and recognizing anemia? Join Drs. Martin and Shulman as they discuss the latest developments in oral and IV iron therapies.  Learn how you may take a more active role in managing iron deficiency anemia, focusing on abnormal uterine bleeding.

    Participating in this activity will ensure that you are prepared to address the goals with your patients by improving access and adherence to efficacious and convenient therapies.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Lee P. Shulman, MD, FACMG, FACOG
    Professor, Division of Clinical Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
    Chicago, IL

    Consulting Fees: Agile, Aspira, Bayer, Biogix, Celula China, Daiichi Sankyo, Mayne, Organon, Shield Therapeutics
    Other: Astellas (DSMB Chair)

    Stephanie Martin, DO
    Medical Director
    Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics, LLC
    Scottsdale, AZ

    No relevant relationships reported

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • Estelle Perera has nothing to disclose.
    • Jay Runyon has nothing to disclose.
    • Robert Schneider, MSW has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Define the impact of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) on the physical status and health-related quality of life of patients with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB)
    • Identify the need to assess all patients with AUB for IDA
    • Identify the risks and benefits of using oral iron therapies in patients with AUB with IDA
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of ob-gyns, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who manage patients with AUB.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for 15 minutes of nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Omnia Education is the leading provider of education for women’s health professionals. Our activities are recognized nationwide for providing credible, relevant, and practical information on issues impacting the female patient. Additionally, our unique focus has transformed the CME learning environment, and our ability to help learners recognize and overcome barriers to optimal performance and optimal patient outcomes has positioned us as a leader in women’s health education.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Shield Therapeutics.

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    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Omnia Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Omnia Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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