Learning Objectives:

1. Define the main types of anemia affecting pregnant people and distinguish the difference using lab results.

2. Understand the impacts of anemia on the pregnant person, the fetus and the infant.

3. Determine which tests to use in the diagnosis and monitoring of anemia in pregnancy and postpartum

4. Describe when and how to intervene once anemia is diagnosed to improve the outcomes for pregnant people and their offspring.

Approved by MEAC for 2 hours of continuing education (approval number M1718-85-0426DE through May 21, 2020)

Accepted by the NARM Bridge program.

This course is a fundraiser for the Oregon Midwifery Council. 

  • Instructor(s)

    Instructor Bio:

    Julia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Knox College in 2007. She began to pursue midwifery in 2010, after the birth of her first child. She received her CPM and Oregon Direct Entry Midwifery license in 2013. She earned her IBCLC in 2017 and has a home birth and lactation practice in the Willamette Valley. She has served as the Oregon Midwifery Council's MidValley Regional Representative since 2013, and has also been the CEU and Legend Drugs and Devices coordinator since 2014. She began teaching both initial and renewal courses for Legend Drugs and Devices in 2017. She lives in Sweet Home with her husband and two children.

    Julia Bailey

    CPM, LDM, IBCLC

Course curriculum

  • 01
    1: Start Here!
    Show details
    • Readings
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • Quiz 1
  • 02
    2: Understanding Anemia
    Show details
    • 2.1 Physiology of Anemia
    • 2.2 Hemodilution
    • 2.3 Risk Factors
    • 2.4 Risks of Anemia
    • Quiz 2
  • 03
    3: Evaluation
    Show details
    • 3.1 Initial Evaluation
    • 3.2 Microcytic Anemia
    • 3.3 Macrocytic Anemia
    • 3.4 Normocytic Anemia
    • 3.5 But what about...
    • Reference Range Guide
  • 04
    4: Applying Evaluation Skills
    Show details
    • 4.1 Name That Anemia
    • Quiz: Name That Anemia
    • 4.2 Name Your Anemia Quiz Results - How Did You Fare?
    • 4.3 Meet Bradley
    • 4.4 Meet Jane
    • 4.5 Meet Trinity
    • 4.6 Meet Andrea
    • 4.7 Meet Mercedes
  • 05
    5: Wrapping It Up
    Show details
    • Anemia Q&A With Live Audience
    • MEAC Post-Test and CE Certificate

Instant Unlimited Access

Take the course, print your CE certificate, retain access for later reference.

Reviews

  • By Cathy Morton

    “This course will help you understand the true lab values needed to properly assess and treat anemia. Recommendations are fresh and different than any other. Have used them with great success!”

    “This course will help you understand the true lab values needed to properly assess and treat anemia. Recommendations are fresh and different than any other. Have used them with great success!”

    Read Less
  • By Emma Morrison

    “Great info, lots of examples to enhance learning. The only improvement I would like to see is a discussion of natural supplements to raise iron levels and a discussion on types of synthetic iron supplements and their bioavailability. [Note from Hi...”

    Read More

    “Great info, lots of examples to enhance learning. The only improvement I would like to see is a discussion of natural supplements to raise iron levels and a discussion on types of synthetic iron supplements and their bioavailability. [Note from HiveCE: Yes! We've got a complimentary course in the works that will do just that!]”

    Read Less
  • By Amy Ihrig

    “This was an excellent class. I learned so much about anemia and I feel more confident now about how to recognize and treat it. Thank you. ”

    “This was an excellent class. I learned so much about anemia and I feel more confident now about how to recognize and treat it. Thank you. ”

    Read Less

For midwives...

For parents...

View more courses