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Anemia Associated With Nutritional Deficiencies

Author: Elizabeth A. Boldon RN, MSN

CE: 1.5 hours
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Course Summary

Anemia can occur for many different reasons. These include chronic disease, nutritional deficiencies, malignancy, medications, blood loss, and bone marrow disorders. It is important that nurses understand how anemia is caused by nutritional deficiencies, as well as how anemia and nutritional deficiencies are treated. Health care personnel with an understanding of anemia are better prepared to ensure that affected individuals obtain appropriate treatment and avoid complications. This course will discuss the definition of anemia, as well as grading the severity and complications of anemia.

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Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Case Study: Vanessa
  3. Definition Of Anemia
  4. Causes Of Anemia
  5. Iron Deficiency Anemia
  6. Educating Patients About Oral Iron Supplement
  7. Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  8. Folate Deficiency
  9. Summary


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