Vitamin D Deficiency

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Target Audience

Health professionals.

Educational Need

An estimated 40% of the US population has Vitamin D deficiency (Sowah, 2017). Because of the high correlation of Vitamin D deficiency and many chronic conditions, it is important that healthcare workers are prepared to recognize and treat this condition.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Vitamin D sufficiency, insufficiency and deficiency.
  • Articulate physiologic Vitamin D synthesis.
  • Recognize populations at risk for Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Identify proper Vitamin D supplementation.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Date of original release: April 30, 2019
Most recent review/update: April 30, 2019
Termination date: April 29, 2022

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 IBON
Course opens: 
04/30/2019
Course expires: 
04/29/2022
Cost:
$0.00

Lindsey Johnson, PA'19
Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, Ms. Johnson has no financial relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose. 

Accreditation Statements

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Disclosure

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 IBON

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Cost:
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