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!
- 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
Reed E. Drews, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School;
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
James V. Hennessey, MD, FACP, ECNU
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Clinical Endocrinology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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.
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