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Virtual CME Program

1.00 CME/CE Credit

Curbside Consults: Top Questions from PCPs on Anemia and Thyroid Problems

What do primary care providers need to know about anemia and thyroid problems? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!

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CME/CE Information

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1.00 ABIM MOC or 1.00 AANP

Release Date: 12/14/2022

Expiration Date: 2/12/2023

Learning Objectives

  • Review the fundamentals of anemia evaluation
  • Identify misconceptions in interpreting serum iron chemistries 
  • List factors that distinguish iron deficiency anemia (IDA) from anemia of inflammation (Al) and IDA + AI
  • Recall the differential diagnosis of hypochromic, microcytic anemias
  • Interpret thyroid function testing to determine who needs further evaluation vs reassurance
  • Demonstrate initial steps in the evaluation of thyroid nodules
  • Discuss care for benign thyroid nodules
  • Review who and how to treat hypothyroidism
  • Examine initial steps in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis
     

Faculty

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Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School; 
Associate Physician,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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James V. Hennessey, MD, FACP, ECNU

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Clinical Endocrinology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

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Disclosures

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

James Hennessy, MD, FACP, ECNU: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Moderator and non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040308. 

 

Designation Statement

This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.00 hours of pharmacology.

MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

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Curbside Consults: Top Questions from PCPs on Anemia and Thyroid Problems

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