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The Gi Forum: Managing Iron Deficiency Anemia

CME Information

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participants should be better able to:

Describe the prevalence and impact of iron deficiency anemia in patients with gastrointestinal disease

Proactively identify patients with iron deficiency anemia

Recognize the impact of iron deficiency anemia on patient quality of life

Describe the physiologic processes controlling iron homeostasis in the healthy patient and derangements in those with gastrointestinal disease

Differentiate among various oral and intravenous formulations of iron based on evidence, indications, and the individual patient


Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Gastrointestinal Health Foundation.

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: March 13, 2015
Expiration Date: March 13, 2016  
*This program has expired. CME credit is no longer available.

Off-Label Disclosure Statement

Faculty members are required to inform the audience when they are discussing off-label, unapproved uses of devices and drugs. Physicians should consult full prescribing information before using any product mentioned during this educational activity.

Learner Assurance Statement

The University of Cincinnati is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of prospective faculty members' significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The University of Cincinnati is committed to retaining only those speakers with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

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