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Management of pernicious anaemia

Management of pernicious anaemia

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Interactive CPD

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


July 19, 2018


July 19, 2018

Programme Description

In this interactive module, Dr Willemina Rietsema discusses the causes and management of pernicious anaemia.

Educational Objectives

After taking this exam healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe how pernicious anaemia causes vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Discuss dietary and other medical causes of vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Explain the metabolic functions of vitamin B12 and how the symptoms of deficiency relate to these
  • Identify patients at increased risk of pernicious anaemia
  • Understand how to optimise and monitor treatment
  • Author

    Activity author
    Dr Willemina Rietsema


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required