Goal: To describe how to improve outcomes with the development and implementation of a simplified IV iron and anemia management protocol.
Discuss the importance of iron in treatment of anemia.
Examine how a dialysis facility used a CQI program to develop and implement an IV iron protocol.
Identify practical strategies to help initiate an iron protocol and improve outcomes.
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