Program

Dude Where's My Blood: Anemia

October 17, 2020 from 3:00pm EST to 3:50pm EST

Andrew Herber, Mayo Clinic

The following presentation is a fast paced, cased based, high energy presentation on the multiple etiologies of anemia.  Lecture reviews acute, chronic, micro, macro, and hemolytic anemias.  Audience will work through cases and interpret findings to determine likely etiology of anemia and best treatment.   Lecture will also discuss evidence based guidelines regarding transfusion practices as well as impact of hospital acquired anemia on patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Recognize common laboratory findings associated with different types of anemia;
2. Recall workup of anemia;
3. Review evidence based guidelines on transfusions;
4. Describe impact of hospital acquired anemia on patient outcomes.