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Optimizing Management of Iron Overload: Strategies to Improve Identification and Treatment

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Overview / Abstract:

Target Audience

This educational program will be directed toward hematologists, pediatricians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with iron overload.

Program Overview

This online, on-demand virtual symposium brings together renowned experts in hematology and iron overload. In this educational program, these experts provide an overview of the pathophysiology and burden of iron overload as well as guideline-based screening and diagnostic criteria. In-depth presentations outline risks and benefits of chelation therapies and parameters for monitoring them. Practical application of key discussion points is reinforced through patient case scenarios.

This educational activity is an archive of the live virtual symposium held on December 7, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

Discuss the burden of disease associated with iron overload
Describe the biology of iron metabolism and the impact of iron overload
Apply screening and diagnostic criteria to improve timely and accurate diagnosis of iron overload
Incorporate principles of iron management and current treatments for iron overload


Jan 31, 2023


Nursing CNE, Physician CME



Credits / Hours

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty


Thomas D. Coates, MD
Section Head, Hematology
Cancer and Blood Disease Institute
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Paul C. Adams, MD
Professor Emeritus
Division of Gastroenterology
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada

Tomas Ganz, PhD, MD
Departments of Medicine and Pathology
David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Janet L. Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE
Director, Thalassemia Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine of the
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Chiesi USA

Keywords / Search Terms

Relias LLC Relias LLC., FreeCME., Iron Free CE CME

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