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  Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Management of Blood Disorders in Geriatrics – 1 CE

Activity Overview

Management of hematologic disorders is a multifactorial approach. Even mild anemia is treated differently in geriatric patients. This activity is intended to offer pharmacists insight to appropriate management of blood disorders in the elderly. This course is a home-study monograph that intends to discuss common blood disorders affecting geriatrics and their corresponding therapeutic options.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

1. Discuss anemias and their classification
2. Explain the therapeutic approaches to treat anemia
3. Discuss blood platelets disorders and their therapeutic options
4. Define frailty and its impact on blood

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-849623.

Faculty Information

Tamer Fandy, Ph.D, BCGP, FCP, is both a pharmacist and pharmaceutical scientist. He practiced pharmacy in Maryland, Vermont and West Virginia and is currently Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP). He obtained his Master and PhD degrees in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Southern California and the University of Maryland, respectively. He started his academic career as an Assistant Professor at Albany College of Pharmacy in 2010 and then joined the school of pharmacy at the University of Charleston in 2016, where he serves as an Associate Professor & Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical & Administrative Sciences. Dr Fandy is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and his research focuses on oncology, pharmacology and pharmacogenomics.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Tamer Fandy, Ph.D, BCGP, FCP has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



1.0 Contact Hour


Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

Target Audience


Activity Type


Universal Activity Number


Activity Release Date

August 6, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

August 6, 2024

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Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported to CPE Monitor within 10 days of completion if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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