28
Sep

NATA CME Webinar – How to manage iron deficiency anaemia in the surgical patient



The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview of the available evidence and practical recommendations on the management of perioperative iron deficiency anaemia.

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Agenda

Welcome and introduction
Jens Meier, Linz, Austria

Preoperative intravenous iron to treat anaemia before major abdominal surgery – the PREVENTT trial
Andrew A. Klein, Cambridge, UK

Management of iron deficiency anaemia in the perioperative period – why and when?
Donat R. Spahn, Zurich, Switzerland

Optimising patient safety – management of infusion reactions to intravenous iron
Wendy Lim, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Interactive panel discussion
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal, QC, Canada
Andrew A. Klein, Cambridge, UK
Wendy Lim, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Jens Meier, Linz, Austria
Donat R. Spahn, Zurich, Switzerland


Educational objectives

After completing this educational activity, learners should be able to:

  • Evaluate the prevalence and main causes of iron deficiency anaemia in patients undergoing major elective surgical procedures
  • Assess the impact of perioperative iron deficiency anaemia on transfusion requirements and its association with postoperative outcomes
  • Implement iron deficiency anaemia management at different time points in the perioperative period in agreement with major patient blood management guidelines and consensus statements
  • Diagnose iron deficiency anaemia and provide individualised treatment based on the patient’s iron needs
  • Understand the body of clinical evidence regarding the safety of intravenous iron, i.e. the frequency, nature, and severity of infusion reactions, recognise the signs and symptoms of various types of infusion reactions to intravenous iron, and respond appropriately

This webinar is organised by NATA and supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Pharmacosmos.